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If you are single, the most intelligent person you have met could also be the most caring. The Sun (2016)The chances for intelligent life look very different. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This intelligent human being has been killed to satisfy a destructive human need. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Earlier series had better guest lists and more intelligent conversations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We have met some of the most intelligent and able people in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They are always ready with an intelligent guess when faced with unfamiliar vocabulary. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You may be a very intelligent person. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was a bright intelligent young man of my own age. Somewhere East of Life (1994)He is an intelligent man who understands the game and the people who play it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She certainly is a lively and intelligent dog. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)There is no evidence that more intelligent animals have more descendants. The Descent of Mind - the how and why of intelligence (1990)It was a sort of intelligent guess by a committee. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One website ranked him as the ninth most intelligent person in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He does not feel the pressure and very bright and intelligent in his style of play. The Sun (2016)He was intelligent and perceptive in choosing when to make his interventions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Claims of intelligent animal conversation remain controversial. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Imagine that on only a handful of these worlds life evolved into intelligent life and built a civilization. The Sun (2011)But the idea of holding an intelligent conversation with an animal has only seriously been explored with chimpanzees. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet not once in the entire film do we see or hear any sign of intelligent life from her. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We need to be grown up about this and realise that intelligent human beings should have the same rights as our pets. The Sun (2008)You'll be able to ask intelligent questions and zero in on particular problem areas. Christianity Today (2000)People don't understand that he is intelligent enough to understand it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Cabin crew are supposed to be intelligent, sane human beings. The Sun (2010)I tell them we are going to have an intelligent conversation and find a solution to the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Lively, intelligent popular history. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'intelligent'
British English: intelligent /ɪnˈtɛlɪdʒənt/ ADJECTIVE
An intelligent person has the ability to think, understand, and learn things quickly and well.
...the most intelligent man I have ever met.
- American English: intelligent
- Arabic: ذَكِيٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: inteligente
- Chinese: 聪明的
- Croatian: inteligentan
- Czech: inteligentní
- Danish: intelligent
- Dutch: intelligent
- European Spanish: inteligente
- Finnish: älykäs
- French: intelligent
- German: intelligent
- Greek: ευφυής
- Italian: intelligente
- Japanese: 利口な
- Korean: 지적인
- Norwegian: intelligent
- Polish: inteligentny
- European Portuguese: inteligente
- Romanian: inteligent
- Russian: умный
- Spanish: inteligente
- Swedish: intelligent
- Thai: ฉลาด
- Turkish: zeki
- Ukrainian: розумний
- Vietnamese: thông minh
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