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intellect

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Singular
intellect

Plural
intellects

  1. (uncountable) Your intellect is your ability to think and understand ideas at a high level of complexity.
    She is admired for her sharp intellect and quick understanding of complex issues.
  2. (countable) An intellect is a person who is good at thinking, studying, and reflecting on ideas.
    The conference was a gathering of some of the greatest intellects in the field of philosophy.

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