indeterminable


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in·de·ter·min·a·ble

 (ĭn′dĭ-tûr′mə-nə-bəl)
adj.
1. Impossible to fix or measure: indeterminable traces of poison; indeterminable assets.
2. Impossible to settle or decide with finality: indeterminable questions.

in′de·ter′min·a·bly adv.

indeterminable

(ˌɪndɪˈtɜːmɪnəbəl)
adj
1. incapable of being ascertained
2. incapable of being settled
ˌindeˈterminableness n
ˌindeˈterminably adv

in•de•ter•mi•na•ble

(ˌɪn dɪˈtɜr mə nə bəl)

adj.
1. incapable of being ascertained.
2. incapable of being decided.
[1480–90; < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indeterminable - not capable of being definitely decided or ascertainedindeterminable - not capable of being definitely decided or ascertained
incalculable - not capable of being computed or enumerated
indeterminate, undetermined - not precisely determined or established; not fixed or known in advance; "of indeterminate age"; "a zillion is a large indeterminate number"; "an indeterminate point of law"; "the influence of environment is indeterminate"; "an indeterminate future"
determinable - capable of being determined or limited or fixed; "determinable velocities"; "matters determinable by law"
2.indeterminable - incapable of being definitely ascertained
incalculable - not capable of being computed or enumerated
Translations

indeterminable

[ˌɪndɪˈtɜːmɪnəbl] ADJindeterminable

indeterminable

adjunbestimmbar, nicht zu bestimmend attror bestimmen pred

indeterminable

[ˌɪndɪˈtɜːmɪnəbl] adjindeterminabile
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