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English definition of “intent”

intent

adjective  /ɪnˈtent/ us  

intent adjective (GIVING ATTENTION)

giving all your attention to something: an intent look

intent adjective (DETERMINED)

determined, esp. in a way that seems silly or harmful: The climbers wereintent on reaching the mountaintop despite the freezing temperatures.

intent

noun [U]  /ɪnˈtent/ fml us  
something that you intend or intended to do: There was clearly no intent to cause harm, and the judge ruled that the injury was accidental.
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