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Noun
That which is intended, such as an aim or a goal
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“Last night, James announced his intention to travel through South America.”
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The action or fact of intending
“There appeared to be an intention by the group to harm the community.”
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The idea that is conveyed or intended to be conveyed by language, symbol, or action
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“Sally tried to ascertain the intention behind Harry's frantic gesturing.”
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A strategy worked out in advance to achieve a goal
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A cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event
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The faculty by which a person decides on and initiates action
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The prevailing or typical quality, mood, or attitude of a person, group, or period of time
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The power of acting without the constraint of necessity or fate
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The thing that one desires or ordains
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The future destined for a person or thing
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A strong belief that something will happen or be the case
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A mixture of various ingredients or elements
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A particular way of approaching or considering an issue or problem
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A vigorous or determined attempt
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Shrewdness or guile in one's choices or actions
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