indefinitely

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
in•def•i•nite /ɪnˈdɛfənɪt/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. having no fixed or specified limit:an indefinite number.
  2. not clearly defined:an indefinite boundary between the two countries.
  3. not firmly decided;
    vague:was indefinite about joining us for lunch.
in•def•i•nite•ly, adv. See -fin-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
in•def•i•nite  (in defə nit),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. not definite;
    without fixed or specified limit;
    unlimited:an indefinite number.
  2. not clearly defined or determined;
    not precise or exact:an indefinite boundary; an indefinite date in the future.
  3. Grammar
    • GrammarSee  indefinite article. 
    • GrammarSee  indefinite pronoun. 
  4. [Bot.]
    • Botanyvery numerous or not easily counted, as stamens.
    • Botany(of an inflorescence) indeterminate.
in•defi•nite•ly, adv. 
in•defi•nite•ness, n. 
  • Latin indēfīnītus. See in-3, definite
  • 1520–30
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged unspecified;
      indeterminate.
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged imprecise, inexact, indistinct, confusing, vague, uncertain.
    • 1, 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged determinate.
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged clear, specific.

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