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American English: /ɪnˈtɛn(t)ʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ɪnˈtɛnʃ(ə)n/

Translation of intention in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable and countable (aim, purpose) voting intentions (British) it was not my intention to cause trouble
    no fue mi intención ocasionar problemas
    I have every intention of going
    tengo la firme intención de ir
    I don't have the slightest intention of telling her
    no tengo la menor intención de decírselo
    I have no intention of writing to them
    no tengo intenciones de escribirles
    no pienso escribirles
    I did it with the best (of) intentions
    lo hice con la mejor intención (del mundo)
    if I offended you, it was quite without intention [formal]
    si la ofendí, fue sin querer or sin intención
    his intentions are strictly honorable (dated or humorous)
    viene con buenas intenciones (dated or humorous)
    Example sentences
    • The automaker is hinting that it considers a recall unnecessary and plans to announce its intentions next week.
    • Last night he announced his intention to stand down as leader of the Labour party in Wales.
    • He said that there were no plans, intentions, desires, or need for any increases greater than inflation.
  • 2 uncountable (Law)
    Example sentences
    • There had been, in fact if not intention, a collaborative intelligence corruption.
    • Highland says there is no certainty of intention to create a trust on the part of Aldridge.
    • If practice is undertaken for mental or spiritual gain, that intention will determine the results.
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