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absolute (sense 3 is common in 17th cent.)
1. free from imperfection, complete, finished, per fect Meas. V. i. 54, Ham. V. ii. 112 “an absolute gentleman,” Per. IV. Gower 31.
2. unrestricted, unconditional 2H4 IV. i. 186, Cor. III. i. 115 “Though there the people had more power.”
3. positive, perfectly certain, decided Meas. III. i. 5, Cor. III. i. 89 “mark you His absolute ‘shall’?,” Cym. IV. ii. 106.
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