Examples of intelligence in a Sentence
She impressed us with her superior intelligence.
a person of average intelligence
gathering intelligence about a neighboring country's activities
Recent Examples of intelligence from the Web
Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu and Eric Balchunas are joined by leaders in this market, providing critical intelligence to financial advisers and investors of ETFs.
That assessment, based on anecdotal evidence and informants, was backed up by American and British intelligence reports.
The Branch Davidians, including David Koresh, come off as essentially good-hearted and stupid—except David Thibodeau, author of the other source book, who is of normal intelligence.
Nunes with intelligence reports showing Trump and his associates were included in incidental collection of surveillance.
Venezuelan intelligence officers Friday arrested Enrique Aristeguieta Gramcko, one of the harshest critics of President Nicolás Maduro and his regime.
The pattern has held in the 21st century as sightings of drone-like objects are reported, drawing concern from military and intelligence officials about possible security threats.
North Korea’s army has scaled back annual winter military exercises this year, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing unidentified U.S. officials familiar with intelligence reports.
September 26, 2017 - Longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone appears before the House intelligence committee behind closed doors.
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Origin and Etymology of intelligence
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
brainlessness, density, doltishness, dopiness, dumbness, fatuity, foolishness, half-wittedness, mindlessness, oafishness, obtuseness, senselessness, slowness, stupidity, stupidness, vacuity, witlessness;
INTELLIGENCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intelligence for English Language Learners
: the ability to learn or understand things or to deal with new or difficult situations
: secret information that a government collects about an enemy or possible enemy; also : a government organization that collects such information
INTELLIGENCE Defined for Kids
medical Definition of intelligence
intelligentplay \in-ˈtel-ə-jənt\ adjective
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