Associations to the word «Intelligence»

Wiktionary

INTELLIGENCE, noun. (uncountable) Capacity of mind, especially to understand principles, truths, facts or meanings, acquire knowledge, and apply it to practice; the ability to learn and comprehend.
INTELLIGENCE, noun. (countable) An entity that has such capacities.
INTELLIGENCE, noun. (uncountable) Information, usually secret, about the enemy or about hostile activities.
INTELLIGENCE, noun. (countable) A political or military department, agency or unit designed to gather information, usually secret, about the enemy or about hostile activities.
INTELLIGENCE, noun. (dated) Acquaintance; intercourse; familiarity.
INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES, noun. Plural of intelligence agency
INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, noun. A governmental agency that is devoted to the information gathering (known in the context as "intelligence") for purposes of national security and defense.
INTELLIGENCE ASSET, noun. (espionage) a resource by means of which intelligence is gathered
INTELLIGENCE OFFICE, noun. (dated) An office where information may be obtained, particularly respecting servants to be hired.
INTELLIGENCE QUOTIENT, noun. A score derived from one of several different standardized tests attempting to measure intelligence.
INTELLIGENCE QUOTIENTS, noun. Plural of intelligence quotient

Dictionary definition

INTELLIGENCE, noun. The ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience.
INTELLIGENCE, noun. A unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy.
INTELLIGENCE, noun. Secret information about an enemy (or potential enemy); "we sent out planes to gather intelligence on their radar coverage".
INTELLIGENCE, noun. Information about recent and important events; "they awaited news of the outcome".
INTELLIGENCE, noun. The operation of gathering information about an enemy.

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