Definition of intelligent in English:

intelligent

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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtɛlɪdʒ(ə)nt
 
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adjective

Derivatives

intelligently

adverb
More example sentences
  • In the sleeve notes he writes intelligently about the profound personal experience of his first trip to Moscow to make the recording.
  • This is a man who does not just spout opinions, however, he is a man with thoughts who, when pressed, shares them intelligently.
  • It was all done intelligently and compassionately, and remains a relief operation of which the nation deserved to feel proud.

Origin

early 16th century: from Latin intelligent- 'understanding', from the verb intelligere, variant of intellegere 'understand', from inter 'between' + legere 'choose'.

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