intellect

intellect(
ihn
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tih
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lehkt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (reasoning power)
a. el intelecto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The media tend to underestimate the general public's intellect.Los medios tienden a subestimar el intelecto del público en general.
b. la inteligencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He admires his wife's intellect.Admira la inteligencia de su esposa.
2. (intellectual person)
a. el cerebro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
He was an intellect who stood out even amongst such a group of indefatigable scholars.Era un cerebro que se destacaba incluso en un grupo de eruditos infatigables.
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intellect
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el intelecto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
intellect [ˈɪntɪlekt]
noun
1 (reasoning power) intelecto (m); inteligencia (f)
2 (person) cerebro (m)
he was one of the great intellects of Western society
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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