- VPA question that requires more than a short answer, giving the respondent an opportunity to express opinions.
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open-ended question — /ˌəυpən endɪd kwestʃən/ noun a question in a questionnaire which allows respondents to answer in some detail as they like without having simply to say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ ● Open ended questions elicit answers that are original but hard to evaluate. ●… … Marketing dictionary in english
open-ended question — A question that requires respondents to provide answers in their own words, rather than yes , no , or don t know . Such questions as Why…? What…? When…? are asked without providing answers from which to choose. Open ended questions are often used … Big dictionary of business and management
Open-ended — may refer to: Open Ended, song by Sebadoh from their 1996 album Harmacy Open ended contract A contract with no definite time limit Open ended (gameplay), dynamic situations or scenarios that allow the individual to determine the outcome Open… … Wikipedia
open-ended — adj. 1. allowing for a spontaneous response; as, an open ended question. Contrasted to multiple choice. [WordNet 1.5] 2. without fixed limits or restrictions, as to tpoic or time; as, an open ended discussion. [WordNet 1.5] 3. allowing for future … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
open-ended — adj 1.) something that is open ended does not have a definite answer or definite rules about how it must be done ▪ an open ended question ▪ These interviews are fairly open ended. 2.) without a particular ending time ▪ an open ended agreement … Dictionary of contemporary English
open-ended — open endedness, n. /oh peuhn en did/, adj. 1. not having fixed limits; unrestricted; broad: an open ended discussion. 2. allowing for future changes, revisions, or additions: open ended agreements. 3. having no fixed answer: an open ended… … Universalium
open-ended — Investment fund which has no set limit either in time or money. * * * open ended ˌopen ˈended adjective if someone s involvement in something is open ended, it has no limit or end: • The White House asked Congress for open ended authority to… … Financial and business terms
open-ended — adjective 1. without fixed limits or restrictions (Freq. 1) an open ended discussion • Similar to: ↑unrestricted 2. allowing for a spontaneous response (Freq. 1) an open ended question • Similar to … Useful english dictionary
open-ended — o|pen end|ed [ ,oupən endəd ] adjective 1. ) an open ended question is one that asks people for a comment or an opinion rather than a yes or no answer 2. ) something that is open ended has no limits: The talks will have an open ended agenda. an… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
open-ended — UK [ˌəʊpən ˈendɪd] / US [ˌoʊpən ˈendəd] adjective 1) an open ended question is one that asks people for a comment or an opinion rather than a yes or no answer 2) something that is open ended has no limits The talks will have an open ended agenda … English dictionary