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in·tel·li·gent·si·a

 (ĭn-tĕl′ə-jĕnt′sē-ə, -gĕnt′-)
n.
The intellectual elite of a society.

[Russian intelligentsiya, from Latin intelligentia, intelligence, from intelligēns, intelligent-, intelligent; see intelligent.]

intelligentsia

or

intelligentzia

n
(Sociology) the intelligentsia the educated or intellectual people in a society or community
[C20: from Russian intelligentsiya, from Latin intellegentia intelligence]

in•tel•li•gent•si•a

(ɪnˌtɛl ɪˈdʒɛnt si ə, -ˈgɛnt-)

n.pl.
intellectuals considered as a group or class, esp. as a cultural, social, or political elite.
[1905–10; < Russian < Latin intelligentia intelligence]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intelligentsia - an educated and intellectual elite
elite, elite group - a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
culturati - people interested in culture and cultural activities
literati - the literary intelligentsia

intelligentsia

noun intellectuals, highbrows, literati, masterminds, the learned, eggheads (informal), illuminati I was not high enough up in the intelligentsia to be invited.
Translations
értelmiség

intelligentsia

[ɪnˌtelɪˈdʒentsɪə] Nintelectualidad f

intelligentsia

[ɪnˌtɛlɪˈdʒɛntsiə] n
the intelligentsia → l'intelligentsia

intelligentsia

intelligentsia

[ɪnˌtɛlɪˈdʒɛntsɪə] nintellighenzia
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Heads of diplomatic Missions, renowned scholars, intelligencia, representatives of universities, think tanks, analysts, senior government officials, former Sri Lankan Ambassadors and a large number of people from difference walks of life attended the ceremony as distinguished guests.
Heads of diplomatic Missions, renowned scholars, intelligencia, representatives of universities, think tanks, and analysts, senior government officials, former Sri Lankan Ambassadors and a large number of people from difference walks of life attended the ceremony as distinguished guests.
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