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intention

noun [C or U] uk   /ɪnˈten.ʃən/ us  
B2 something that you want and plan to do: [+ to infinitive] It wasn't my intention to exclude her from the list - I just forgot her. I've no intention of changing my plans just to fit in with his. He's full of good intentions, but he never does anything about them!
-intentioned
suffix uk   /ənd/ us  
I'm sure he's well-intentioned - he wouldn't mean any harm.
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