Abstraction

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Abstraction

Taking from someone with an intent to injure or defraud.

Wrongful abstraction is an unauthorized and illegal withdrawing of funds or an appropriation of someone else's funds for the taker's own benefit. It may be a crime under the laws of a state. It is different from Embezzlement, which is a crime committed only if the taker had a lawful right to possession of the money when it was first taken.

See: concept, generality, idea, impalpability, larceny, notion, preoccupation, vision
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That is, as for an angel, the wayfarer is capable of distinct natural abstractive cognition of God based on intellectual memory.
This idea leads students not to rely on the abstractive concepts; it can also motive the whole students to be interested in learning affair providing the necessary foundations for the process of learning and raising the activity and transferring the knowledge and concepts [10].
In this sense, culture has a stratified abstractive structure that evolves with the forms of knowledge, either towards complexity, or towards simplicity, or combinations thereof such as the simplex phenomena wherein simpicity and complexity intertwine to various degrees.
The abstractive nature of Dani's aha moment resulted in her use of a metaphor for explanation.
In one way the triangle encloses less than the circle (thus illustrating the principle of abstractive relevance).
They assert China's SOEs during economy transformation period due to its abstractive ownership of national property and it lacks corporate ownership which causes agency problem, and they claim ownership of national property should be clarified to solve such problem (Ouyang, 2003; Zhang & Han, 2008).
Valla shares the Nominalists' denial of universal, as well as their assertion of the priority of reality over the abstractive of concepts.
The complex of ideas around contingency also yields a useful reading from the angle of intuitive and abstractive cognition that Scotus has been granted to have brought into full relief in the context of the Middle Ages.
LI II, [section]8) Qualms about his radically abstractive semantics also surface in his qualification that meaning ideality is not so much 'normative' as 'practical', qualms overridden though by the fear of loss of semantic identity.
Meaning fails to emerge in the war memoir because the authors of war memoirs necessarily develop in ways contrary to our reality: They begin as civilians in a world with meaning; their training is a failed, abstractive attempt to prepare them for another world; and by the time they learn to understand and speak the language of anti-reality, they realize that this language is incomprehensible in the world they return to.
Monochromic or abstractive cultures management style focuses on a single issue at a time divides activities pertaining as per space and time.
Curriculum knowledge refers to teachers' ability to analyze and transform the abstractive content into a teachable material.