[ uh-bee-lee-uh n, uh-beel-yuh n ]
/ əˈbi li ən, əˈbil yən /
of or relating to Niels Henrik Abel or his theorems.
pertaining to an algebraic system in which an operation is commutative: an Abelian group.
pertaining to such an operation.
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An Abelian group contains subgroups whose orders are any given factors of the order of the group.
A group whose operations are all permutable with each other is called an Abelian group.