What is the meaning of intelligence?


  • (n.) intelligence (the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience)
  • (n.) intelligence, intelligence service, intelligence agency (a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy)
  • (n.) intelligence, intelligence information (secret information about an enemy (or potential enemy)) "we sent out planes to gather intelligence on their radar coverage"
  • (n.) news, intelligence, tidings, word (information about recent and important events) "they awaited news of the outcome"
  • (n.) intelligence, intelligence activity, intelligence operation (the operation of gathering information about an enemy).
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APAWordNet. (2010). intelligence. Retrieved December 22, 2014, from http://smartdefine.org/intelligence/definitions/1192913
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