intellectual intellectual  /ˌɪn tə ˈlɛk tʃu əl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who uses the mind creatively
  2. (adj) of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
  3. (adj) appealing to or using the intellect
  4. (adj) involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct

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Usage(s):

  1. In Turkey, kinetic President Mustafa Kemal holds that intellectual progress depends solely upon quick assimilation of Western ideas.
  2. This is the sort of intellectual stubbornness that rarely makes an appearance in Washington today.
  3. In Turkey, kinetic President Mustafa Kemal holds that intellectual progress depends solely upon quick assimilation of Western ideas.

News

  1. Internet Society urges transparency in intellectual property discussions

    Greater transparency, as well as respect for the Internet's open architecture and multi-stakeholder participation, are needed to help guide discussions around intellectual property policy on the Internet, according to the Internet Society.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: TechWorld

  2. Internet Society Outlines Framework for Discussions on Intellectual Property Policy on the Internet

    The challenge of how to reconcile intellectual property rights and emerging Internet technologies and platforms has become a pivotal point of all Internet governance discussions. I
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Intellectual property reprieve for poor countries

    Least developed countries (LDCs) will continue to have access to affordable medical technologies for an additional extra eight years before they are required to implement the World Trade Organization's Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPS) Agreement, following a series of negotiations.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: IRIN

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Quotes

  1. "The teams compete with one another, not only on the playing field, but to attract fans, for gate receipts, and for contracts with managerial and playing personnel. Directly relevant to this case, the teams compete in the market for intellectual...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: Lexology (registration)

  2. The same contract, which was signed by Linda McMahon, says the promoter, its licensees and sublicensees "may continue to exploit materials, goods, merchandise and other items incorporating any original intellectual property made before such...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Linda McMahon Source: The Associated Press

  3. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, president of the World Chess Federation, called Fischer "a phenomenon and an epoch in chess history, and an intellectual giant I would rank next to Newton and Einstein."
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Source: Forbes

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