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noun genius pronunciation in British English /ˈdʒiːniəs/
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  1. 1
    [countable] someone who is much more intelligent or skilful than other people
    Bach’s Magnificat is clearly the work of a genius.
    She was a mathematical genius.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] a very high level of skill or ability
    Dante, Leonardo, and Milton were men of genius.
    Baking allows you to show your creative genius.
    a stroke of genius (=a very intelligent act or idea): At the time, his appointment seemed like a stroke of genius.

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