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noun 
  1. The faculty of knowing and reasoning; understanding (uncountable).
Intellect is one of man's greatest powers.
  1. That faculty in a particular person (uncountable).
They were chosen because of their outstanding .
  1. A person who has that faculty in great degree.
Some of the world's leading intellects were meeting there.
Etymology: From Latin intellectus, perfect passive participle of intellegere, reason or understand; from prefix intel-, into, from intus, + legere, read, with connotation of bind


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