Meaning of “intellect” in the English Dictionary

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"intellect" in British English

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intellectnoun

uk /ˈɪn.təl.ekt/ us /ˈɪn.t̬ə.ekt/

(Definition of “intellect” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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intellectnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈɪn·təlˌekt/

a person’s ability to think and understand esp. ideas at a high level:

[ C ] The stroke left her partially paralyzed, but her intellect was not affected.

(Definition of “intellect” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)