Definition of intelligent
- an intelligent copier
She asked some intelligent questions.
He's a hard worker but he's not very intelligent.
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: having or showing the ability to easily learn or understand things or to deal with new or difficult situations : having or showing a lot of intelligence
: able to learn and understand things
: having an ability to deal with problems or situations that resembles or suggests the ability of an intelligent person
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