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intelligencer

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noun in·tel·li·genc·er \in-ˈte-lə-jən(t)-sər; -ˈte-lə-ˌjen(t)-, -ˌte-lə-ˈ\

Definition of intelligencer

  1. 1 :  a secret agent :  spy

  2. 2 :  a bringer of news :  reporter



Examples of intelligencer

  1. <the student journalist asked questions as probing as those of a seasoned intelligencer>

  2. <as the nation's top intelligencer, the director of the CIA should have been more skeptical of the information he was being fed>



1581

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1581


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