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uncountable

[ uhn-koun-tuh-buhl ]
/ ʌnˈkaʊn tə bəl /
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adjective
not countable; incapable of having the total precisely ascertained: uncountable colonies of bacteria; uncountable kindnesses and small favors.
indefinitely large in number; infinite: the uncountable days of eternity.
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Origin of uncountable

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at un-1, countable
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British Dictionary definitions for uncountable

uncountable
/ (ʌnˈkaʊntəbəl) /

adjective
too many to be counted; innumerable
linguistics denoting a noun that does not refer to an isolable objectSee mass noun
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