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intelligence

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noun in·tel·li·gence \in-ˈtel-ə-jən(t)s\

Medical Definition of intelligence

  1. 1a:  the ability to learn or understand or to deal with new or trying situationsb:  the ability to apply knowledge to manipulate one's environment or to think abstractly as measured by objective criteria (as tests)

  2. 2:  mental acuteness

  3. in·tel·li·gent \in-ˈtel-ə-jənt\play adjective
    in·tel·li·gent·ly adverb





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