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emotional quotient

Line breaks: emo|tion¦al quo|tient

Definition of emotional quotient in English:

noun

The level of a person’s emotional intelligence, often as represented by a score in a standardized test: her emotional quotient was below average
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  • This can help students to develop their emotional quotient and social consciousness.
  • The emotional quotient of a child is important, but this question is hardly addressed in this knowledge-based education.
  • In fact, service is its big thing: staff had to pass an EQ exam (emotional quotient, apparently) to prove they can anticipate your needs before you know them yourself.

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