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Absolute may refer to:

Science, mathematics, law, politics and philosophy[edit]

  • Absolute (philosophy), a concept in philosophy
  • Absolute construction, a grammatical construction used in certain languages.
  • Absolute defence, a factual circumstance or argument that, if proven, will end the litigation in favor of the defendant
  • Absolute liability, a standard of legal liability found in tort and criminal law of various legal jurisdictions
  • Absolute magnitude, the brightness of a star
  • Absolute monarchy, a monarchical form of government in which the monarch's powers are not limited by a constitution or by the law
  • Absolute value, a notion in mathematics, commonly a number's numerical value without regard to its sign
  • Absolute zero, the lower limit of the thermodynamic temperature scale, -273.15°C
  • Absoluteness in mathematical logic.
  • Ultimate truth in Buddhism, (Sanskrit, paramārtha-satya, Pāli paramattha sacca, Tibetan: don-dam bden-pa), which describes the ultimate reality as sunyata, empty of concrete and inherent characteristics.


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