indeciso
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (uncertain)
a. undecided
Estoy indecisa. No sé si elegir el vestido rojo o el blanco.I am undecided about choosing the red dress or the white one.
b. indecisive
Tendrás que tomar tú la decisión porque Juan es muy indeciso.You will have to make the decision because Juan is very indecisive.
c. can't make up one's mind
Ana está indecisa porque no sabe si aceptar el trabajo o no.Ana can't make up her mind because she doesn't know whether or not to accept the job.
2. (inconclusive)
a. indecisive
Las elecciones han tenido un resultado indeciso y habrá que volver a votar.The elections have had an indecisive result so we will have to vote again.
3. (indefinite)
a. hesitant
Suspendí porque algunas de las respuestas que puse fueron indecisas.I failed because some of the answers I gave were hesitant.
b. vague
Jaime habló de un tema indeciso y aún no sé a qué se refería.Jaime talked about a vague issue and still I don't know what he was referring to.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
4. (politics)
a. undecided voter
Hay más indecisos que nunca por la aparición de nuevos partidos.There are more undecided voters than ever because of the new parties.
b. indecisive person
Se cree que los indecisos votarán a los partidos de izquierdas.They think indecisive people will vote for left-wing parties.
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indeciso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (persona; inseguro)
a. indecisive
2. (que está dudoso)
a. undecided, unsure
estar indeciso sobre algoto be undecided about something
3. (pregunta, respuesta)
a. hesitant
4. (resultado)
a. undecided
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indecisoa indecisa
adjective
1 [+persona] indecisive
estoy indeciso I'm undecided; ¡soy tan indeciso! I can never make up my mind!
2 [+tema] (por decidir) undecided; (indefinido) vague
3 [+resultado] indecisive
(Política) (en votación) undecided voter; (en encuesta) don't know;
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