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intelligent

adjective
 
 
/ɪnˈtelɪdʒənt/
able to learn and understand things quickly and easily: A lot of thoroughly intelligent, sensible people have fallen for the salesman's charm. a highly intelligent businessperson an intelligent conversation/decision/question
IT designed to be able to react to changes or different situations in a similar way to humans: intelligent software intelligent systems
Translations of “intelligent”
in Korean 지적인…
in Arabic ذَكي…
in French intelligent…
in Turkish zeki, akıllı, çabuk ve kolay kavrayabilen…
in Italian intelligente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有才智的, 聰穎的,理解力強的…
in Russian умный…
in Polish inteligentny…
in Spanish inteligente…
in Portuguese inteligente…
in German intelligent…
in Catalan intel·ligent…
in Japanese 聡明な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有才智的, 聪颖的,理解力强的…
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