# algebraic extension

### noun Mathematics.

a field containing a given field such that every element in the first field is algebraic over the given field.

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- algebra,
- algebra of sets,
- algebraic,
- algebraic equation,
- algebraic expression,
- algebraic function,
- algebraic geometry,
- algebraic notation,
- algebraic number,
- algebraic operation

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