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adjective as in with no prearranged limit or end

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Example Sentences

Major General Jean Kahwaji of the Lebanese armed forces recently declared an “open-ended war” with the militants.

But the option of replacing a new diplomatic breakthrough with open-ended diplomatic muddle-through is not on the table.

After any number of open-ended interviews are conducted, a suspect may emerge.

However, even they are now beginning to worry about the long-term effects if these open-ended protests continue.

After several broken agreements, the open-ended ceasefire agreed to on August 26 has held.

This is built of open-ended sections jointed so that they may pass round the terminal rollers.

The cooks worked in an open-ended extension at the rear of the great room.

That is, they are open-ended connections in status nascendi.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to open-ended, such as: unlimited, unrestricted, flexible, hanging, loose, and not restrained.

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