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- IPA: /ɪnˈtɛl.ɪˌdʒ͡əns/
- (uncountable) Capacity of mind, especially to understand principles, truths, facts or meanings, acquire knowledge, and apply it to practice; the ability to learn and comprehend.
- (countable) An entity that has such capacities.
- (uncountable) Information, usually secret, about the enemy or about hostile activities.
- (countable) A political or military department, agency or unit designed to gather such information.
From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] intellegentia, ‘intelligence’, from inter-, ‘between’ + legere ‘choose, pick out, read’; inter-lege-nt-ia, literally ‘choosing between’.
- intelligence, cleverness
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