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1. Remaining sound, entire, or uninjured; not impaired in any way.
2. Having all physical parts, especially:
a. Having the hymen unbroken.
b. Not castrated.

[Middle English, from Latin intāctus : in-, not; see in-1 + tāctus, past participle of tangere, to touch; see tag- in Indo-European roots.]

in·tact′ly adv.
in·tact′ness n.


in an intact manner
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