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English definition of “intuition”


noun [C/U]  /ˌɪn·tuˈɪʃ·ən/ us  
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.
adjective  /ɪnˈtu·ə·t̬ɪv/ us  
Most people have an intuitive sense of right and wrong.
adverb  /ɪnˈtu·ə·t̬ɪv·li/ us  
People all over the world respond intuitively to the movie (= understood it without using reason).
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