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Definition of minded adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(used with adjectives to form compound adjectives) having the way of thinking, the attitude, or the type of character mentioned a fair-minded employer high-minded principles I appeal to all like-minded people to support me. see also absentminded, bloody-minded, single-minded
  2. 2(used with adverbs to form compound adjectives) having the type of mind that is interested in or able to understand the areas mentioned I'm not very politically minded.
  3. 3(used with nouns to form compound adjectives) interested in or enthusiastic about the thing mentioned a reform-minded government
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