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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (undefined)
a. indeterminate
No sé a qué hora María regresará a casa. Parece que vienes y vas a intervalos indeterminados.I don't know what time Maria will return home. She seems to come and go at indeterminate intervals.
b. indefinite
Despeja tu agenda, porque la entrevista dura un tiempo indeterminado.Clear your schedule, because the interview lasts for an indefinite amount of time.
2. (grammar)
a. indefinite
"Un" es el artículo indeterminado masculino singular en español."Un" is the indefinite masculine singular article in Spanish.
3. (imprecise)
a. vague
Tu respuesta a la pregunta del examen fue muy indeterminada. Intenta ser más específico la próxima vez.Your answer to the question on the exam was very vague. Try to be more specific next time.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sin determinar)
a. indeterminate
por tiempo indeterminadoindefinitely
2. (impreciso)
a. vague
3. (grammar)
artículo indeterminadoindefinite article
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1 (impreciso) indeterminate; [+resultado] inconclusive
un número indeterminado de personas an indeterminate number of people
2 (indefinido) indefinite
por (un) tiempo indeterminado indefinitely
3 [+persona] irresolute
4 (Lingüística) indefinite
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