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nonrepresentational

[non-rep-ri-zen-tey-shuh-nl] /ˌnɒn rɛp rɪ zɛnˈteɪ ʃə nl/
adjective
1.
not resembling or portraying any object in physical nature:
a nonrepresentational painting.
Origin of nonrepresentational
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25; non- + representational
Related forms
nonrepresentationalism, noun
nonrepresentationalist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for nonrepresentational

nonrepresentational

/ˌnɒnrɛprɪzɛnˈteɪʃənəl/
adjective
1.
(art) another word for abstract (sense 4)
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