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English definition of “intelligence”

intelligence

noun [U]  /ɪnˈtel·ɪ·dʒəns/ us  

intelligence noun [U] (THINKING ABILITY)

the ability to understand and learn well, and to form judgments and opinions based on reason: He’s a child of normal intelligence but he’s emotionally immature.

intelligence noun [U] (INFORMATION)

a government department or other group that gathers information about other countries or enemies, or the information that is gathered: foreign intelligence
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