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English definition of “intention”

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!Plans and arrangementsGoals and purposes
-intentioned
suffix uk   /ənd/ us  
I'm sure he's well-intentioned - he wouldn't mean any harm.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of intention from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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