Definition of indeterminate adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌɪndɪˈtɜːmɪnət//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪndɪˈtɜːrmɪnət//
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that cannot be identified easily or exactly She was a tall woman of indeterminate age. Word Originearly 17th cent.: from late Latin indeterminatus, from in- ‘not’ + Latin determinatus ‘limited, determined’ (, past participle of determinare ‘limit, fix’, from de- ‘completely’ + terminare ‘terminate’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: indeterminate