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intuitionnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌɪn.tʃuːˈɪʃ.ən/  us   /ˌɪn.tuːˈɪʃ.ən/
(Definition of intuition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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intuitionnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌɪn·tuˈɪʃ·ən/
an ability to understand or know something without needing to think about it or use reason to discover it, or a feeling that shows this ability: [U] You should trust your intuition in making your decision. [C] Hank’s intuitions were right.
intuitive
adjective  us   /ɪnˈtu·ə·t̬ɪv/
Most people have an intuitive sense of right and wrong.
intuitively
adverb  us   /ɪnˈtu·ə·t̬ɪv·li/
People all over the world respond intuitively to the movie (= understood it without using reason).
(Definition of intuition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “intuition”
in Korean 직감…
in Arabic حَدس…
in Malaysian gerak hati…
in French intuition…
in Russian интуиция…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直覺, 直覺力…
in Italian intuito…
in Turkish sezgi, önsezi, içe doğma…
in Polish intuicja…
in Spanish intuición…
in Vietnamese trực giác, linh cảm…
in Portuguese intuição…
in Thai การหยั่งรู้ที่เกิดขึ้นในใจ, สัญชาตญาณ…
in German die Intuition…
in Catalan intuïció…
in Japanese 直感…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直觉, 直觉力…
in Indonesian intuisi…
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