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adjective absolute pronunciation in British English /ˈæbsəluːt/absolute pronunciation in British English /ˌæbsəˈluːt/
  1. 1
    [only before noun] very great, or complete: used for emphasizing an opinion, feeling, or statement

    The way they’ve been treated is an absolute disgrace.

    I have absolute confidence in her.

    You’re talking absolute nonsense.

  2. 2
    [usually before noun] measured in itself, not in relation to anything else

    Health spending has increased in absolute terms, but not as a proportion of national income.

  3. 3
    [usually before noun] true or right in all situations

    Do you believe in absolute moral values?

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