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English definition of “intact”


adjective     /ɪnˈtækt/
C2 complete and in the original state: The church was destroyed in the bombing but the altar survived intact.Undamaged, unbroken or in good conditionComplete and wholeVery and extreme C2 not damaged: It's difficult to emerge from such a scandal with your reputation still intact.Undamaged, unbroken or in good condition
(Definition of intact adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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