how to pronounce intellect


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intellect is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of intellect in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and the intellect the expertise equity …”

meanings of intellect


  1. The capacity of that faculty (in a particular person).
  2. The faculty of thinking, judging, abstract reasoning, and conceptual understanding; the cognitive faculty.
  3. A person who has that faculty to a great degree.

intellect frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word intellect occurs in english on average 4.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics intellect can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that intellect can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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