Definition of intangible adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪnˈtændʒəbl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtændʒəbl//
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  1. 1that exists but that is difficult to describe, understand or measure The old building had an intangible air of sadness about it. The benefits are intangible.
  2. 2(business) that does not exist as a physical thing but is still valuable to a company intangible assets/property
  3. opposite tangible
    Word Originearly 17th cent. (as an adjective): from French, or from medieval Latin intangibilis, from in- ‘not’ + late Latin tangibilis (from tangere ‘to touch’).

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