intelligent

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  • IPA: /ɪnˈtɛlɪʤənt/
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Positive
intelligent

Comparative
more intelligent

Superlative
most intelligent

  1. If you are intelligent, you can understand difficult ideas easily and think clearly.
    Any intelligent person should be able to understand this.
    Today's children are more intelligent than children in the past.
    Baboons are highly intelligent animals and learn to meet their needs in many different ways.
  2. If an idea or something said is intelligent, it shows good understanding and clear thinking.
    That's probably the most intelligent comment I've heard today.
  3. If another living thing or a machine is intelligent, it can think in ways that are similar to us.
    We will not likely find intelligent life of other planets.

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