open-ended open-ended

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) without fixed limits or restrictions
  2. (adj) allowing for a spontaneous response
  3. (adj) allowing for future changes or revisions

Usage(s):

  1. In 1996, Neshat began working with film, eager to create more poetic, open-ended works.
  2. Today, though, is an example of why using such an open-ended platform might not always be in the best interest of the administration.
  3. This effect can also occur when experiments are more open-ended.

News

  1. RBS CEO Stephen Hester to leave later this year

    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc said Wednesday that Chief Executive Stephen Hester will step down at the end of this year. The leadership change is in order to have an orderly succession process to prepare for privatization of the bank, said the board in a statement. Hester, who has been in the role for the past 5 years, was unable to make an open-ended commitment ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Market Watch

  2. Celgene Board Authorizes Addl. $3.0 Bln Share Repurchase

    Integrated biopharmaceutical company Celgene Corp. (CELG) said Wednesday that its board has authorized an open-ended share repurchase program to buyback up to an additional $3.0 billion of the company's common stock.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: RTT News

  3. Manulife Strategic Income Opportunities Fund Announces Details of Conversion into an Open-Ended Mutual Fund

    Manulife Strategic Income Opportunities Fund Announces Details of Conversion into an Open-Ended Mutual Fund
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I ask this Congress to join me in doing whatever proves necessary," Obama said in his speech in the House of Representatives chamber. "Because we cannot consign our nation to an open-ended recession."
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I have made it clear to the prime minister and Iraq's other leaders that America's commitment is not open-ended," Bush said, and that they may "lose the support of the American people."
    on Jan 12, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Yahoo! News

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