how to pronounce intelligent


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the above transcription of intelligent is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

intelligent frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word intelligent occurs in english on average 10 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

intelligent is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… just a really intelligent guy who was …”

meanings of intelligent


  1. Having at least a similar level of brain power to humankind.
  2. Well thought-out, well considered.
  3. Characterized by thoughtful interaction.
  4. Of high or especially quick cognitive capacity, bright.
  5. Having an environment-sensing automatically-invoked built-in computer capability.

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