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Abstract Types

Abstract Types

Abstract Types are a language feature.

In programming languages, an abstract type is a type in a nominative type system that cannot be instantiated directly.

Languages without Abstract Types include JavaScript

Languages with Abstract Types include TypeScript

Example from TypeScript:

abstract class Animal {} class Dog extends Animal

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