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o·pen-mind·ed

(ō′pən-mīn′dĭd)
adj.
Receptive to new and different ideas or the opinions of others: remained open-minded on the issue.

o′pen-mind′ed·ly adv.
o′pen-mind′ed·ness n.

open-minded

adj
having a mind receptive to new ideas, arguments, etc; unprejudiced
ˌopen-ˈmindedly adv
ˌopen-ˈmindedness n

o′pen-mind′ed



adj.
1. having or showing a mind receptive to new ideas or arguments.
2. unprejudiced; unbigoted; impartial.
[1820–30]
o′pen-mind′ed•ly, adv.
o′pen-mind′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.open-minded - ready to entertain new ideas; "an open-minded curiosity"; "open-minded impartiality"
broad-minded - inclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own; "a judge who is broad-minded but even-handed"

open-minded

open-minded

adjective
1. Ready and willing to receive favorably, as new ideas:
2. Not narrow or conservative in thought, expression, or conduct:
Translations

open-minded

[ˈəʊpnˈmaɪndɪd] ADJlibre de prejuicios, de miras amplias
I'm still open-minded about itno me he decidido todavía

open-minded

[ˌəʊpnˈmaɪndɪd] adjaperto/a, dalla mentalità aperta

open

(ˈəupən) adjective
1. not shut, allowing entry or exit. an open box; The gate is wide open.
2. allowing the inside to be seen. an open book.
3. ready for business etc. The shop is open on Sunday afternoons; After the fog had cleared, the airport was soon open again; The gardens are open to the public.
4. not kept secret. an open show of affection.
5. frank. He was very open with me about his work.
6. still being considered etc. Leave the matter open.
7. empty, with no trees, buildings etc. I like to be out in the open country; an open space.
verb
1. to make or become open. He opened the door; The door opened; The new shop opened last week.
2. to begin. He opened the meeting with a speech of welcome.
ˈopener noun
something that opens (something). a tin-opener.
ˈopening noun
1. a hole; a clear or open space. an opening in the fence/forest.
2. a beginning. the opening of the film; (also adjective) the chairman's opening remarks.
3. the act of becoming or making open, the ceremony of making open. the opening of a flower/shop/door; the opening of the new theatre.
4. an opportunity for work. There are good openings in the automobile industry.
ˈopenly adverb
frankly. She talked very openly about it.
ˈopen-air adjective
outside. an open-air meeting.
ˌopen-ˈminded adjective
willing to consider new ideas. an open-minded approach to the problem.
ˌopen-ˈplan adjective
(of a building) built with few walls inside. an open-plan office.
be an open secret
to be known to many people although supposed to be a secret. It's an open secret that she's getting married next week.
bring (something) out into the open
to make (something) public. This affair has been kept a secret for too long – it's time it was brought out into the open.
in the open
outside; in the open air. It's very healthy for children to be able to play in the open.
in the open air
not in a building. If it doesn't rain, we'll have the party in the open air.
keep/have an open mind
to have a willingness to listen to or accept new ideas, other people's suggestions etc (eg before making a decision). It doesn't seem to be a very good plan, but I think we should keep an open mind about it for the time being.
open on to
(of a door etc) to open towards. Our front door opens straight on to the street.
the open sea
any area of sea far from land. When they reached the open sea, they were faced with large waves.
open to
1. likely or willing to receive. open to charges of corruption; open to suggestions from any member of staff.
2. possible. There are only two courses of action open to us.
open up
1. to open (a shop etc). I open up the shop at nine o'clock every morning.
2. to open (a box etc) completely. He opened up the parcel.
3. to open the (main) door of a building etc. `Open up!' shouted the policeman. `We know you are in there!'
with open arms
in a very friendly way. They received their visitors with open arms.
References in classic literature ?
To an American, for example, the significance of a skylark is that Shelley sang it to skies where even it could never have mounted; and any one who has heard the nightingale must, if he be open-minded, confess its tremendous debt to Keats: a tenth part genuine song, the rest moon, stars, silence, and John Keats,--such is the nightingale.
"Anybody might have had more reason for wondering if the will had been what you might expect from an open-minded straightforward man.
He was awfully open-minded. He believed in slavery, of course, but he quite saw that it would have to die out.
'He came here open-minded to commit a dacoity [a house- robbery with violence].
Speaking at the graduation ceremony, Irfan Wahab Khan, CEO, Telenor Pakistan and Head of Telenor Emerging Asia Cluster said, 'It makes us really proud to see how this one-of-a-kind program has now grown into an industry best practice for organizations striving to become more diverse, inclusive, and open-minded,'
It makes us really proud to see how this one-of-a-kind program has now grown into an industry best practice for organizations striving to become more diverse, inclusive, and open-minded. This is one of the many powerful ways how innovatively Telenor Pakistan is pursuing its mission of empowering the Pakistani society and mainstreaming the marginalized segments of its population.
'It makes us really proud to see how this one-of-a-kind program has now grown into an industry best practice for organizations striving to become more diverse, inclusive, and open-minded,' said Irfan Wahab Khan, CEO, Telenor Pakistan and Head of Telenor Emerging Asia Cluster, at the graduation ceremony.
[USA], Dec 31 (ANI): Senior US Senator Lindsey Graham has stated that President Donald Trump is "open-minded" with regard to negotiations on the partial US government shutdown in the wake of dissonance over funding for the border wall between Trump and the Congress.
Unless we have proper teachers instilling the notion of having an open mind, we not going to get youngsters going through primary, secondary and tertiary who are broad and open-minded,' Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia's Strategic Studies and International Relations Department senior lecturer Sharifah Munirah Alatas said during the Forum on the National Unity Consultative Council (NUCC) report at the Academy of Sciences, here today.
He added that he was 'open-minded,' despite being criticized before for being homophobic.
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