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American English: /ɪnˈtɛlədʒəns/
British English: /ɪnˈtɛlɪdʒ(ə)ns/

Translation of intelligence in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 uncountable (mental capacity) use your intelligence!
    ¡utiliza la inteligencia!
    ¡piensa un poco!
    Example sentences
    • The authors will all be invited to write for the series because they don't underestimate readers' intelligence nor overestimate their knowledge.
    • Given the talent, intelligence, and skill possessed by Indians, why was their country still weak, still on the margins of international affairs?
    • He points out that where such extreme early deprivation is followed by nurturant care there is some improvement in speech, intelligence and social skills.
    1.2 countable (intelligent being)
    ser (masculine) inteligente
    Example sentences
    • A professor in Australia wants to study junk DNA sequences to see if they may be descrambled to contain communications from extraterrestrial intelligences.
    • One important aspect of the surge in information-processing ability displayed on Earth in recent years is the way it should revolutionize our ideas about what extraterrestrial intelligences would do.
    • I have a series of dreams in a similar ‘style’, which involve interactions with extra terrestrial intelligences where I seem to be maintaining another life entirely.
  • 2 uncountable (Politics, Military) 2.1 (information) (before noun) intelligence agent
    agente (masculine or feminine) de inteligencia
    agente secreto (-ta) (masculine, feminine)
    the intelligence community [formal]
    los agentes de los servicios de inteligencia
    los agentes secretos
    2.2 (department)
    servicio (masculine) de información or de inteligencia
    Example sentences
    • And, we don't need Washington to tell us whether Khan was a double agent for Pakistani intelligence.
    • Barbouti is suspected of having been a double agent for British intelligence and the Iraqi regime.
    • Others continued to regard it as a crucial élite and the means by which to defeat British intelligence and secure arms contacts.
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