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the ability to understand and think about things, and to gain and use knowledge
an ability to know or understand something through your feelings, rather than by considering facts or evidence
the ability to think in an intelligent way and to understand difficult or complicated ideas and subjects
the ability to think about and plan for the future, using intelligence and imagination, especially in politics and business
the ability to use good judgment and make sensible decisions
the ability to make good decisions based on knowledge and experience
your ability to understand a situation well and make good decisions
the ability to think clearly or understand things clearly
great skill or intelligence
the human ability to think in an intelligent way, make sensible decisions, and form clear arguments
a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars
a brown bird that lives near water and has long legs and a long thin curved beak
an afternoon full of crafts
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