Definition of open-minded in English:

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adjective

Willing to consider new ideas; unprejudiced: a serious and open-minded newspaper
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  • And they are very open-minded, prepared to consider anything, wholly without prejudice.
  • Alan travels a lot, is very open-minded and had firm ideas about what direction he wanted the project to go.
  • Little wonder then, that we are tolerant and open-minded, and accepting of diverse viewpoints.
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open-mindedly

adverb
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  • Ask these questions as neutrally and open-mindedly as possible.
  • The key is to open-mindedly weigh the legitimacy of each stated manuscript weakness.
  • Like most of his political tendency and generation, he was mostly bemused by 1968, though open-mindedly so.

open-mindedness

noun
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  • Finally, notice that it's only if we reject moral relativism that we are free to promote tolerance and open-mindedness as universal virtues.
  • All those who value impartiality and open-mindedness of science and its institutions will undoubtedly be utterly embarrassed by these practices.
  • It can demonstrate courage, integrity, open-mindedness.

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