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  ( intellects    plural  )
1       n-var   Intellect is the ability to understand or deal with ideas and information.  
Do the emotions develop in parallel with the intellect?...     
2       n-var   Intellect is the quality of being very intelligent or clever.  
oft poss N  
Her intellect is famed far and wide...     
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1    brains     (informal)   intelligence, judgment, mind, reason, sense, understanding  
2      (informal)   brain     (informal)   egghead     (informal)   genius, intellectual, intelligence, mind, thinker  

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