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intuition

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌɪn.tjuːˈɪʃ.ən/ us    /-tuː-/
C2 (knowledge from) an ability to understand or know something immediately based on your feelings rather than facts: Often there's no clear evidence one way or the other and you just have to base your judgment on intuition. [+ (that)] I can't explain how I knew - I just had an intuition that you'd been involved in an accident.Predicting things and intuition
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