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intangible

adjective
 
 
/ɪnˈtændʒəbl/
used about a feeling or quality that does not exist in a physical way, or that is difficult to describe: intangible benefit/reward He pointed to some of the intangible benefits of the job, such as knowing that you are making a contribution to society. The CEO had that intangible quality that we call charisma.
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE used about something that has value for a business, although it does not exist in a physical way: intangible capital/property/value Examples of intangible property include bonds, shares, copyrights, and patents.
(Definition of intangible adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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