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uk   /ɪnˈtjuː.ɪ.tɪv/  us   /-ˈtuː.ɪ.t̬ɪv/
based on ​feelingsrather than ​facts or ​proof: an intuitive approach/​judgment Most ​people have an intuitive sense of ​right and ​wrong. able to ​know or ​understand something because of ​feelingsrather than ​facts or ​proof: Men are often ​regarded as less intuitive than women.
adverb uk   us   /-li/
I ​knew intuitively that something ​dreadful had ​happened to him.
(Definition of intuitive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “intuitive”
in Arabic حَدسي…
in Korean 직감에 의한…
in Portuguese intuitivo…
in Catalan intuïtiu…
in Japanese 直感的な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直觉的, 凭直觉的, 凭直觉能知晓的…
in Turkish sezgisel, önseziye dayanan, içe doğan…
in Russian интуитивный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直覺的, 憑直覺的, 憑直覺能知曉的…
in Italian intuitivo…
in Polish intuicyjny…
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