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indeterminate
American English: /ˌɪndəˈtərmənət/
British English: /ˌɪndɪˈtəːmɪnət/

Translation of indeterminate in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • Luminous veils of white and yellow arise at the centers of her paintings, evoking indeterminate distance and establishing a mood of poetic reverie.
    • Unfortunately, the imported Italian color has faded to an indeterminate yellow.
    • ‘Well, at least this bit is as it should be,’ Graham said, pointing with a half-eaten croissant at a sour-faced lady of indeterminate years, stomping along the pavement.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.