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intelligent

adjective  us   /ɪnˈtel·ɪ·dʒənt/
showing intelligence, or the ability to understand and learn well: a highly intelligent woman
intelligently
adverb  /ɪnˈtel·ə·dʒənt·li/
She writes intelligently about the life of Mary Baker Eddy.
Translations of “intelligent”
in Arabic ذَكي…
in Korean 지적인…
in Malaysian cerdas, bijak…
in French intelligent…
in Turkish zeki, akıllı, çabuk ve kolay kavrayabilen…
in Italian intelligente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有才智的, 聰穎的,理解力強的…
in Russian умный…
in Polish inteligentny…
in Vietnamese sáng dạ, thông minh…
in Spanish inteligente…
in Portuguese inteligente…
in Thai ซึ่งมีไหวพริบ, ฉลาด…
in German intelligent…
in Catalan intel·ligent…
in Japanese 聡明な…
in Indonesian cerdas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有才智的, 聪颖的,理解力强的…
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