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undefined

[ uhn-di-fahynd ]
/ ˌʌn dɪˈfaɪnd /
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adjective
without fixed limits; indefinite in form, extent, or application: undefined authority; undefined feelings of sadness.
not given meaning or significance, as by a definition; not defined or explained: an undefined term.
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Origin of undefined

First recorded in 1605–15; un-1 + define + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM undefined

un·de·fin·ed·ly [uhn-di-fahy-nid-lee, -fahynd-], /ˌʌn dɪˈfaɪ nɪd li, -ˈfaɪnd-/, adverbun·de·fin·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for undefined

undefined
/ (ˌʌndɪˈfaɪnd) /

adjective
not defined or made clearthe job has remained undefined

Derived forms of undefined

undefinable, adjective
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