Definición de intelligentsia en inglés:

intelligentsia

Saltos de línea: in|tel¦li|gent¦sia
Pronunciación: /ɪnˌtɛlɪˈdʒɛntsɪə
 
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sustantivo

[treated as singular or plural] (usually the intelligentsia)
Intellectuals or highly educated people as a group, especially when regarded as possessing culture and political influence: a distrust of the intelligentsia and of theoretical learning the belief that the liberal intelligentsia is ruining the country
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.
Sinónimos
intellectuals, intelligent people, academics, scholars, learned people, literati, culturati, men and women of letters, cognoscenti, illuminati, highbrows, bluestockings, thinkers, brains; the intelligent
informal eggheads
British informal boffins

Origen

early 20th century: from Russian intelligentsiya, from Polish inteligencja, from Latin intelligentia (see intelligence).

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