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See also Algebra, álgebra, and àlgebra

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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:it language|Template:lang:it]][[Category:Template:lang:it derivations]], Spanish or mediaeval [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]], from Arabic الجبر (al-jabr) “reunion”, “resetting of broken parts”, used in the title of al-Khwarizmi’s influential work علم الجبر والمقابلة (ilm al-jabr wa’l-muqābala), “the science of restoration and equating like with like”

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Noun

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algebra

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s

algebra (s)
  1. (uncountable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A system for computation using letters or other symbols to represent numbers, with rules for manipulating these symbols.
  2. (countable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A structure consisting of a set of elements together with one or more operations and rules specifying what expressions are equivalent.
  3. (uncountable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The study of algebras.

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Croatian

Noun

algebra f. sg.

  1. algebra

Czech

Noun

algebra f.

  1. algebra

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Italian

Noun

algebra f

  1. algebra

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Spanish

Noun

algebra m. (plural algebras)

Singular
algebra m.

Plural
algebras m.

  1. Common misspelling of álgebra.

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