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idealization

/aɪˌdɪəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the representation of something as ideal
2.
a conception of something that dwells on its advantages and ignores its deficiencies
3.
a general theoretical account of natural phenomena that ignores features that are difficult to accommodate within a theory
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