Meaning of “intelligence” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ U ] us uk /ɪnˈtelɪdʒəns/
Extra Examples
a woman of great intelligence and witCredit me with some intelligence!I was dazzled by his intelligence and good looks.Are there any accurate tests which measure intelligence?This is an insult to our intelligence.

B2 the ability to learn, understand, and think about things:

a child of low intelligence

secret information about the governments of other countries, or the group of people who get this information:

military intelligence
→ See also artificial intelligence

(Definition of “intelligence” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)