nonfinite

adjective
non·​fi·​nite | \ ˌnän-ˈfī-ˌnīt How to pronounce nonfinite (audio) \

Definition of nonfinite

: not finite nonfinite clauses nonfinite commodities

First Known Use of nonfinite

1835, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonfinite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonfinite. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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nonfinite

adjective
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English Language Learners Definition of nonfinite

grammar : not showing differences in tense, grammatical person, or number : not finite

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