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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French intact, from Latin intactus

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈtækt/
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  • Rhymes: -ækt

AdjectiveEdit

intact (not comparable)

  1. Left complete or whole; not touched, defiled, sullied or otherwise damaged
    I packed my belongings carefully so that they would survive the move intact.
    • 2012 April 26, Tasha Robinson, “Film: Reviews: The Pirates! Band Of Misfits :”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      But Pirates! comes with all the usual Aardman strengths intact, particularly the sense that its characters and creators alike are too good-hearted and sweet to nitpick. The ambition is all in the craft rather than in the storytelling, but it’s hard to say no to the proficiency of that craft, or the mild good cheer behind it.
  2. Of animals, not castrated: an intact bull.
  3. Uncircumcised; commonly used to describe a penis with a foreskin in intactivism.
    The opposite of a circumcised penis is an intact penis.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin intactus.

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intact (feminine singular intacte, masculine plural intacts, feminine plural intactes)

  1. intact
  2. unspoiled, unbroken

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French intact and Latin intactus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

intact m or n (feminine singular intactă, masculine plural intacți, feminine and neuter plural intacte)

  1. intact

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