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[oh-puh n-en-did] /ˈoʊ pənˈɛn dɪd/

not having fixed limits; unrestricted; broad:
an open-ended discussion.
allowing for future changes, revisions, or additions:
open-ended agreements.
having no fixed answer:
an open-ended question.
without definite limits, as of duration or amount: an open-ended contract
denoting a question, esp one on a questionnaire, that cannot be answered “yes”, “no”, or “don’t know”

1825, from open (adj.) + end (n.).


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