Definition of intelligentsia in English:
noun(usually the intelligentsia) [treated as singular or plural]
Intellectuals or highly educated people as a group, especially when regarded as possessing culture and political influence.
- They were followed by the intelligentsia and cultural élites.
- Only political leaders and the intelligentsia in the Arab countries were interviewed.
- A disproportionately high number of signatories belonged to the intelligentsia or the officer corps.
Words that rhyme with intelligentsiadyspepsia
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