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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·tel·li·gence /ɪnˈtɛləʤən(t)s/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·tel·li·gence /ɪnˈtɛləʤən(t)s/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·tel·li·gence n.
 1. The act or state of knowing; the exercise of the understanding.
 2. The capacity to know or understand; readiness of comprehension; the intellect, as a gift or an endowment.
    And dimmed with darkness their intelligence.   --Spenser.
 3. Information communicated; news; notice; advice.
    Intelligence is given where you are hid.   --Shak.
 4. Acquaintance; intercourse; familiarity. [Obs.]
    He lived rather in a fair intelligence than any friendship with the favorites.   --Clarendon.
 5. Knowledge imparted or acquired, whether by study, research, or experience; general information. Specifically; Mil. Information about an enemy or potential enemy, his capacities, and intentions.
 I write as he that none intelligence
 Of meters hath, ne flowers of sentence.   --Court of Love.
 6. An intelligent being or spirit; -- generally applied to pure spirits; as, a created intelligence.
 The great Intelligences fair
 That range above our mortal state,
 In circle round the blessed gate,
 Received and gave him welcome there.   --Tennyson.
 Intelligence office, an office where information may be obtained, particularly respecting servants to be hired.
 Syn: -- Understanding; intellect; instruction; advice; notice; notification; news; information; report.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from
           experience [ant: stupidity]
      2: a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting
         information about an enemy [syn: intelligence service, intelligence
      3: secret information about an enemy (or potential enemy); "we
         sent out planes to gather intelligence on their radar
         coverage" [syn: intelligence information]
      4: new information about specific and timely events; "they
         awaited news of the outcome" [syn: news, tidings, word]
      5: the operation of gathering information about an enemy [syn:
         intelligence activity, intelligence operation]