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English definition of “intellectual”

intellectual

adjective     /ˌɪntəlˈektjuəl/
THINKING B2 using or relating to your ability to think and understand things: intellectual work intellectual and physical developmentLogic and reasonKnowing and learning
INTERESTED IN IDEAS interested in learning and in thinking about complicated ideas: She's very intellectual.Knowing and learning
intellectually adverb
(Definition of intellectual adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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