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—algebraically, adv./al'jeuh bray"ik/, adj.1. of, occurring in, or utilizing algebra.2. Math. of or pertaining to an element that is the root of a polynomial equation with coefficients from some given field.3. using arbitrary letters or symbols in place of the letters, symbols, or numbers of an actual application.Also, algebraical.[165565; ALGEBRA + IC]
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