how to pronounce indefinite


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the above transcription of indefinite is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

indefinite is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of indefinite in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… often too vague or too indefinite in the …”

meanings of indefinite


  1. Vague or unclear.
  2. Designating an unspecified or unidentified person or thing or group of persons or things.
  3. Without limit; forever, or until further notice; not definite.
  4. Undecided or uncertain.
  5. Being an integral without specified limits.


  1. A word or phrase that designates an unspecified or unidentified person or thing or group of persons or things.

indefinite frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word indefinite occurs in english on average 2.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics indefinite can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that indefinite can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with indefinite


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