Definition of 'open-ended'
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He thinks there are distinct advantages to investment trusts over open-ended funds, not least the lower fees platforms charge to invest in them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is a specific challenge for open-ended funds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Asking open-ended questions that provided scope for a lighthearted exchange. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These include some open-ended funds, exchange traded funds and investment companies. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In the years before the financial crisis, open-ended property funds saw a huge inflow of investment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When we did our survey, we also took the time ask some more open-ended questions. Christianity Today (2000)The subsequent, more open-ended questions require longer and more complex answers and are worth more points. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Ask open-ended questions, not questions that just require a yes or no answer. The Sun (2010)The only truly open-ended task that parties aspire to is the business of government itself: the exercise of power. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Project work might be based on open-ended questions such as: can you beat the lottery and if so how? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Regulators should be asking whether open-ended funds are suitable vehicles to invest in lumpy, illiquid assets such as office blocks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Unlike open-ended funds, investment trusts have a fixed pool of funds that is raised in one go and then given to the manager to distribute. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A manager of an open-ended investment fund relies on new cash coming in to make further investments, or they can sell an existing holding. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Trends of 'open-ended'
Used Occasionally. open-ended is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'open-ended'
British English: open-ended ADJECTIVE
When people begin an open-ended discussion or activity, they do not have a particular result, decision, or timespan in mind.
She does better on open-ended tasks that require her to think for herself.
Definition of open-ended from the Collins English Dictionary
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