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Definition of intellect noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    intellect

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈɪntəˌlɛkt//
     
     
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] the ability to think in a logical way and understand things, especially at an advanced level; your mind a man of considerable intellect
  2. 2[countable] a very intelligent person She was one of the most formidable intellects of her time.
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