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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinconclusivein‧con‧clu‧sive /ˌɪnkənˈkluːsɪv◂/ AWL adjective  NOT SUREnot leading to a clear decision or result opp conclusive The evidence against the two men was inconclusive. A coalition government was formed after inconclusive elections.inconclusively adverbinconclusiveness noun [uncountable]
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inconclusiveX-rays were taken but proved inconclusive.Studies on the benefits of year-round schools are inconclusive.Never mind even that it might be inconclusive.We asked ourselves the same questions, and the answers were inconclusive.A work both director and composer left unfinished felt fragmentary, inconclusive and, all too often, artistically baffling.Similarly inconclusive are studies that have attempted to evaluate the managerialist hypothesis through surveys of management attitudes based on questionnaires.The evidence is inconclusive, but a further visit to Rome, perhaps in 1030, can not be completely ruled out.Jurors often have to make decisions based on inconclusive evidence.Without well-defined melodic periods phrases become inconclusive, merging into one another.The operation has been performed on 10 patients so far, with inconclusive results.
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