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1intent/ɪnˈtɛnt/noun
pluralintents
1intent
/ɪnˈtɛnt/
noun
pluralintents
Learner's definition of INTENT  
[count]
: the thing that you plan to do or achieve : an aim or purpose

to all intents and purposes

also USfor all intents and purposes
— used to say that one thing has the same effect or result as something else
2intent/ɪnˈtɛnt/adjective
2intent
/ɪnˈtɛnt/
adjective
Learner's definition of INTENT  
[more intent; most intent]
: showing concentration or great attention

intent on/upon (something)

: giving all of your attention and effort to a specific task or goal

— intently

adverb
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