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"intent" in British English

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intentadjective

uk   /ɪnˈtent/ us   /ɪnˈtent/

intentnoun [U]

uk   /ɪnˈtent/ us   /ɪnˈtent/ formal or specialized
(Definition of intent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"intent" in American English

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intentadjective

us   /ɪnˈtent/
  • intent adjective (GIVING ATTENTION)

giving all your attention to something: an intent look
  • intent adjective (DETERMINED)

determined, esp. in a way that seems silly or harmful: The climbers wereintent on reaching the mountaintop despite the freezing temperatures.

intentnoun [U]

us   /ɪnˈtent/ fml
something that you intend or intended to do: There was clearly no intent to cause harm, and the judge ruled that the injury was accidental.
(Definition of intent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"intent" in Business English

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intentnoun [U]

uk   /ɪnˈtent/ us  
the intention to do something: intent to do sth He announced his intent to resign.intent of (doing) sth The intent of business research is to improve the general understanding of the dynamics of the business environment. a letter/statement/declaration of intent
LAW an intention to do something illegal: The two men did not act with criminal intent.
(Definition of intent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “intent”
in Arabic مُصّمّم عَلى…
in Korean 집중…
in Portuguese decidido, empenhado…
in Catalan atent, concentrat…
in Japanese 集中した…
in Chinese (Simplified) 专心致志的,专注的…
in Turkish niyet, amaç, maksat…
in Russian намерение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 專心致志的,專注的…
in Italian intenzionato…
in Polish zamiar, intencja…
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