Definition of “intelligent design” - English Dictionary

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“intelligent design” in British English

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intelligent designnoun [ U ]

uk /ɪnˌtel.ɪ.dʒənt dɪˈzaɪn/ us /ɪnˌtel.ɪ.dʒənt dɪˈzaɪn/ abbreviation ID

the idea that the world is so complicated that it cannot have developed by chance, and must have been made by God or some other intelligent being

(Definition of “intelligent design” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)