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intuitionnoun [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.
Translations of “intuition”
in Arabic حَدس…
in Korean 직감…
in Malaysian gerak hati…
in French intuition…
in Turkish sezgi, önsezi, içe doğma…
in Italian intuito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直覺, 直覺力…
in Russian интуиция…
in Polish intuicja…
in Vietnamese trực giác, linh cảm…
in Spanish intuición…
in Portuguese intuição…
in Thai การหยั่งรู้ที่เกิดขึ้นในใจ, สัญชาตญาณ…
in German die Intuition…
in Catalan intuïció…
in Japanese 直感…
in Indonesian intuisi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直觉, 直觉力…
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