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adjective intelligent pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈtelɪdʒ(ə)nt/

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  1. 1
    good at thinking clearly and quickly, at understanding difficult ideas and subjects, and at gaining and using knowledge

    Surely an intelligent person like you can deal with this.

    highly intelligent:

    He was highly intelligent, but disliked studying.

  2. 2
    able to think, understand, and learn

    Is there intelligent life elsewhere in the universe?

  3. 3
    [usually before noun] computing intelligent software is able to react and deal with changes or different situations in a way that is similar to human intelligence

    word processors with intelligent formatting systems

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an intelligently written article


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