Definition of emotional intelligence in English:

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emotional intelligence

noun

[mass noun]
The capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically: emotional intelligence is the key to both personal and professional success
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  • However what she lacks in specific knowledge she more than makes up for in emotional intelligence.
  • I would hesitate to place a lesser value on emotional intelligence.
  • Test yourself on everything from your emotional intelligence to your compatibility with your mate.

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