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uncountable

[uhn-koun-tuh-buh l] /ʌnˈkaʊn tə bəl/
adjective
1.
not countable; incapable of having the total precisely ascertained:
uncountable colonies of bacteria; uncountable kindnesses and small favors.
2.
indefinitely large in number; infinite:
the uncountable days of eternity.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see un-1, countable
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  • Evolution has been proven uncountable times, both biological and inanimate systems evolution.
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British Dictionary definitions for uncountable

uncountable

/ʌnˈkaʊntəbəl/
adjective
1.
too many to be counted; innumerable
2.
(linguistics) denoting a noun that does not refer to an isolable object See mass noun
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Word Origin and History for uncountable
adj.

late 14c., from un- (1) "not" + count + -able.

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uncountable in Technology
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