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They would then have the opportunity to apply for indefinite leave to remain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After five years she would have been able to apply for indefinite leave to remain but she was sent back to Bangladesh. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But after jumping through a lot of hoops, she got a visa giving her indefinite leave to remain in the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She was granted a visa on the basis of her marriage, entered the UK lawfully and was subsequently granted indefinite leave to remain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The indefinite sentence means that she must serve at least five years before her case is reviewed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)More than two thirds of those who are awarded it receive it for an indefinite period. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Opposition leaders have called an indefinite general strike and demanded early presidential elections. Times, Sunday Times (2013)All received indefinite sentences and must serve a minimum of five years. The Sun (2007)In such positions they can also stay in office for an indefinite period of time. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)It also called for an indefinite general strike. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His wife was apparently reconciled to his going away to an unknown destination for an indefinite period. The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge (2006)It seems improbable that they would be offered work permits or simply be given indefinite leave to remain. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The thought that this is now our lives for the indefinite future is almost too much to bear. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She got indefinite leave to stay. The Sun (2006)That is why you should be suspicious of any investment proposal that predicts a stream of economic rents into the indefinite future. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)Currently, migrant workers are automatically given indefinite leave to remain after five years. The Sun (2008)The musicians flew back, but are twiddling their thumbs on indefinite leave as they have no instruments. The Sun (2007)The staff are said to have conspired to give scores of Nigerians indefinite leave to remain in this country. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She was given an indefinite sentence for her part in that atrocious crime, yet has been deemed fit for release. The Sun (2013)He was on licence from prison at the time, having been released from his indefinite sentence just four months earlier. The Sun (2011) Sentence increased to indefinite terms. The Sun (2016)That can be no surprise if a third of their unmarried accommodation continues to be of the poorest quality, into the indefinite future. Times, Sunday Times (2007)JUNIOR doctors need to take a step back before launching a wave of indefinite strikes, union bosses warned yesterday. The Sun (2016)A failure to do so would leave Britain with huge budget deficits stretching into the indefinite future and a legacy of rising debt for future generations. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But there is a bigger IF because of the impending indefinite strike in Spanish football. The Sun (2015)
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British English: indefinite ADJECTIVE
If you describe a situation or period as indefinite, you mean that people have not decided when it will end.
The trial was adjourned for an indefinite period.
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