object of abstract class


Why object of abstract class can’t be instantiate?

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Use of abstract class

Abstract class is specifically designed to be only derived.
Abstract class has pure virtual functions/methods that must be overriden by the class inherits abstract class.
Instantiating a class that has pure virtual functions is pointless.
Abstract class enforces certain hierarchies for all the subclasses.
Kiran SonawaneProject LeadCommented:
According to OOPs, You can not instantiate an abstract class or an interface - you can instantiate one of their subclasses/implementers.

interface I1
   void M();
abstract class AB
   public abstract void M();

public class subClass : AB, I1

new subClass(); //OK
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