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1    something that is intended; aim; purpose; design  
2    the act of intending  
3      (Law)   the will or purpose with which one does an act  
4    implicit meaning; connotation  
5    to all intents and purposes   for all practical purposes; virtually  
6    firmly fixed; determined; concentrated  
an intent look     
7    postpositive; usually foll by: on or upon   having the fixed intention (of); directing one's mind or energy (to)  
intent on committing a crime     
     (C13 (in the sense: intention): from Late Latin intentus aim, intent, from Latin: a stretching out; see intend)  
  intently      adv  
  intentness      n  

letter of intent  
      n   a letter indicating that the writer has the serious intention of doing something, such as signing a contract in the circumstances specified. It does not constitute either a promise or a contract  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  



1    absorbed, alert, attentive, committed, concentrated, determined, eager, earnest, engrossed, fixed, industrious, intense, occupied, piercing, preoccupied, rapt, resolute, resolved, steadfast, steady, watchful, wrapped up  
2    bent, hellbent     (informal)   set  
3    aim, design, end, goal, intention, meaning, object, objective, plan, purpose  
4    to all intents and purposes      as good as, practically, virtually  
,       adj  
1    casual, indifferent, irresolute, unsteady, wavering  
      n   chance, fortune  

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a criminal action of commission or omission with intent to harm targeting humans or machines using any telecommunication device via internet
[Leg.];[Tech.] cybercrime means hacking, bullying, identity theft
The attack on computers, networks and interconnected infrastructures with intent to intimidate or coerce a national, international, groups of people or organizations in furtherance of political, social or personal objectives.
[Tech.];[Leg.] The attack on computers, networks and interconnected infrastructures with intent to intimidate or coerce a national, international community.
the act of using someone else's identifying information with the intent to defraud others online
[Leg.];[Tech.] criminal act to steal a personal information online
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