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

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intuitionnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌɪn·tuˈɪʃ·ən/

an ability to understand or know something without needing to think about it or use reason to discover it, or a feeling that shows this ability:

[ U ] You should trust your intuition in making your decision.
[ C ] Hank’s intuitions were right.
adjective us /ɪnˈtu·ə·t̬ɪv/

Most people have an intuitive sense of right and wrong.
adverb us /ɪnˈtu·ə·t̬ɪv·li/

People all over the world respond intuitively to the movie (= understood it without using reason).

(Definition of “intuition” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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I believe that living under a dictatorship for 50 or 70 years must affect people's intuition, particularly if the dictatorship they suffered under was a severe one.