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intellectual

  

      adj  
1    of or relating to the intellect, as opposed to the emotions  
2    appealing to or characteristic of people with a developed intellect  
intellectual literature     
3    expressing or enjoying mental activity  
      n  
4    a person who enjoys mental activity and has highly developed tastes in art, literature, etc.  
5    a person who uses or works with his intellect  
6    a highly intelligent person  
  intellectuality, intellectualness      n  
  intellectually      adv  


intellectual property  
      n   an intangible asset, such as a copyright or patent  
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n.
stereotypical belief that disconsiders in terms of intellectual and physical qualities women who stay home to look after their children
n.
Lesewut is a German word for "reading craze" (literally) used to describe a specific period in the intellectual history of Germany from the late eighteenth century onward.

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