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English definition of “intend”


verb    /ɪnˈtend/
to have as a plan or purpose: [+ to infinitive] We intend to go to Australia next year to visit our daughter. [T] The remark was intended as a compliment. intentional    /ɪnˈten·ʃən·əl/ adjective Do you think the insult was intentional? intentionally    /ɪnˈten·ʃən·əl·i/ adverb The company was accused of intentionally dumping garbage into the river.
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