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not precisely determined or established

having a capacity for continuing to grow at the apex

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of uncertain or ambiguous nature

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not capable of being determined

not leading to a definite ending or result

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In other words, and in terms slightly different to his, the radical imaginary is of first order ontological primacy, autonomous in the sense that it is indeterminately open to forms that are created out of this activity.
The pervert was jailed indeterminately at Carlisle Crown Court.
Note that if incompatibilist free will exists, games of chance can exhibit ontological randomness since they are under the control of an agent acting indeterminately.
quadrillians indeterminately vast numbers of square dancers
They are the ever-winding paths, the roads "less traveled by," the serpentine lines (2) that turn around and out of themselves, means of deferring indeterminately the arrival at a destination.
Emergence and correspondence are situated within the general principle of finality, which states that "the underlying manifold is an upwardly but indeterminately directed dynamism towards ever fuller realization of being.
On the other hand, Czechoslovakia passed a law on lustration the earliest, in November 1991, but the split of the country meant following different directions in implementing that specific legislation: in Slovakia, it was inefficiently pursued and expired in 1996, whereas in the Czech Republic it was extended indeterminately.
Forces may be reassigned by the Defense Secretary when a transfer to a joint force will be permanent or for an indeterminately long period.
In other words, a person does not indeterminately choose to do moral behavior, but simply acts naturally--does not resist the holistic, self-deterministic happening.
Jackson defines the paraxial (a term adapted from optics) as an "area [that] could be taken to represent the spectral region of the fantastic, whose imaginary world is neither entirely 'real' (object), nor entirely 'unreal' (image), but is located somewhere indeterminately between the two" (19).
Yet the chapter on Abe ends indeterminately, since the reader has no way of actually knowing whether Abe and his fellow slaves died at sea in a rescue mission for which they volunteered.
Percy's revisions draw from antitheistic, materialistic discourse in which life indeterminately emerges from a proper yet unknown arrangement of matter.
So too, the novel itself seems uneasily lodged between, in Zola's words, an "oeuvre d'artiste" and an "oeuvre de romancier," with its own definitive title (26) referring us indeterminately to the fictional painter's masterpiece, his work in its entirety, the act of creation itself (exemplified by every form of artistic expression from music to sculpture), or the book we hold in our hands.