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The concept of undefined , from Latin indefinite, has several uses. The first meanings of the dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE ) allude to what It is not defined or to what has no known term .

For example: “The trade union center called for an indefinite strike before the new measures announced by the government”, "The film revolves around the experiences of an indefinite character, who never knows if he is good or evil", "I haven't made any decisions yet, so my future remains undefined.".

The idea of ​​undefined is often used with respect to what lacks an end already predetermined or planned . In this sense it is used in various ways in the field of economy .

A Indefinite contract In this context, it is one that is established between an employer and an employee without time limits. This means that the provision of services The worker does not have an expiration date: he will continue working until he quits, is fired or retires.

A indefinite unemployment Meanwhile, it starts as a protest without knowing when it will end. It is a pressure method to obtain a favorable response from the employer or the State .

In the field of linguistics and grammar , the indefinite is linked to the indeterminate, uncertain or inaccurate . A undefined pronoun , to cite a case, refers to individuals or elements vaguely. "Someone", "quite" and "some" They are undefined pronouns: "Someone took my pen", “It's quite hot in this place”, "Do you know any Mexican food restaurants in this city?".

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