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intelligentadjective

 us   /ɪnˈtel·ɪ·dʒənt/
showingintelligence, or the ​ability to ​understand and ​learn well: a ​highly intelligent woman
intelligently
adverb  /ɪnˈtel·ə·dʒənt·li/
She writes intelligently about the ​life of Mary Baker Eddy.
(Definition of intelligent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"intelligent" in British English

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intelligentadjective

uk   /ɪnˈtel.ɪ.dʒənt/  us   /ɪnˈtel.ə.dʒənt/
B1 showingintelligence, or ​able to ​learn and ​understand things ​easily: a ​highly intelligent ​young man an intelligent ​remark Helen had a few intelligent things to say on the ​subject.

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intelligently
adverb uk   /ɪnˈtel.ɪ.dʒənt.li/  us   /ɪnˈtel.ə.dʒənt.li/
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"intelligent" in Business English

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intelligentadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈtelɪdʒənt/
able to learn and understand things quickly and easily: A lot of thoroughly intelligent, sensible ​people have ​fallen for the salesman's charm. a highly intelligent businessperson an intelligent ​conversation/decision/​question
IT designed to be able to ​react to ​changes or different ​situations in a similar way to ​humans: intelligent ​software intelligent ​systems
(Definition of intelligent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “intelligent”
in Korean 지적인…
in Arabic ذَكي…
in Malaysian cerdas, bijak…
in French intelligent…
in Russian умный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有才智的, 聰穎的,理解力強的…
in Italian intelligente…
in Turkish zeki, akıllı, çabuk ve kolay kavrayabilen…
in Polish inteligentny…
in Spanish inteligente…
in Vietnamese sáng dạ, thông minh…
in Portuguese inteligente…
in Thai ซึ่งมีไหวพริบ, ฉลาด…
in German intelligent…
in Catalan intel·ligent…
in Japanese 聡明な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有才智的, 聪颖的,理解力强的…
in Indonesian cerdas…
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“intelligent” in Business English

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