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

      

    intended

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ɪnˈtendɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtendɪd//
     
     
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  1. 1  [only before noun] that you are trying to achieve or reach the intended purpose the intended audience The bullet missed its intended target. The intended victims were selected because they seemed vulnerable. We got lost and ended up miles away from our intended destination.
  2. 2  planned or designed for somebody/something intended for somebody/something The book is intended for children. intended as something The notes are intended as an introduction to the course. intended to be/do something This list is not intended to be a complete catalogue.
  3. see also unintended
    Word Familyintend verbintended adjective (unintended)intention nounintentional adjective (unintentional)intentionally adverb (unintentionally)
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