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1 intent /ɪnˈtɛnt/ noun
plural intents
1 intent
/ɪnˈtɛnt/
noun
plural intents
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 US for all intents and purposes
used to say that one thing has the same effect or result as something else
2 intent /ɪnˈtɛnt/ adjective
2 intent
/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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