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intendverb [T]

uk   /ɪnˈtend/  us   /ɪnˈtend/
B1 to have as a plan or purpose: [+ to infinitive] We intend to go to Australia next year. Somehow I offended him, which wasn't what I'd intended. [+ obj + to infinitive ] I don't think she intended me to hear the remark. The course is intended for intermediate-level students. It was intended as a compliment, honestly!

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intendverb

 us   /ɪnˈtend/
to have as a plan or purpose: [+ to infinitive] We intend to go to Australia next year to visit our daughter. [T] The remark was intended as a compliment.
intentional
adjective  us   /ɪnˈten·ʃən·əl/
Do you think the insult was intentional?
intentionally
adverb  us   /ɪnˈten·ʃən·əl·i/
The company was accused of intentionally dumping garbage into the river.
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