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intuitionnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌɪn·tuˈɪʃ·ən/
an ability to understand or know something without needing to think about it or use reason to discover it, or a feeling that shows this ability: [U] You should trust your intuition in making your decision. [C] Hank’s intuitions were right.
intuitive
adjective  us   /ɪnˈtu·ə·t̬ɪv/
Most people have an intuitive sense of right and wrong.
intuitively
adverb  us   /ɪnˈtu·ə·t̬ɪv·li/
People all over the world respond intuitively to the movie (= understood it without using reason).
Translations of “intuition”
in Arabic حَدس…
in Korean 직감…
in Malaysian gerak hati…
in French intuition…
in Turkish sezgi, önsezi, içe doğma…
in Italian intuito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直覺, 直覺力…
in Russian интуиция…
in Polish intuicja…
in Vietnamese trực giác, linh cảm…
in Spanish intuición…
in Portuguese intuição…
in Thai การหยั่งรู้ที่เกิดขึ้นในใจ, สัญชาตญาณ…
in German die Intuition…
in Catalan intuïció…
in Japanese 直感…
in Indonesian intuisi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直觉, 直觉力…
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