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English definition of “open-minded”

open-minded

adjective     /ˌəʊ.pənˈmaɪn.dɪd/ US  /ˌoʊ-/
C1 willing to consider ideas and opinions that are new or different to your own: Doctors these days tend to be more open-minded about alternative medicine.Open-mindedJustice and fairness open-mindedness     /-nəs/ noun [U] She has a reputation for open-mindedness and original thinking.Open-mindedJustice and fairness
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