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English definition of “intent”

intent

adjective     /ɪnˈtent/
be intent on sth/doing sth C2 to be determined to do or achieve something: I've tried persuading her not to go but she's intent on it. He seems intent on upsetting everyone in the room !Strong-willed intently     /-li/ adverb The child stared intently at her.Cautious and vigilantPaying attention and being careful
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