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imponderable

noun [C] uk   /ɪmˈpɒn.dər.ə.bl̩/  us   /-ˈpɑːn-/ formal
something that cannot be guessed or calculated because it is completely unknown: There are too many imponderables to make an accurate forecast.
imponderable
adjective uk   us  
Translations of “imponderable”
in Chinese (Traditional) (效果或結果)無法預測(或估量)的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (效果或结果)无法预测(或估量)的…
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