Intention

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Definition

an intention: an aim, a goal, an objective, a purpose
noun

to have every intention of (doing something): to fully intend (to do something), to plan on (doing something)
idiom

Examples

  • "The shareholders have requested this information, and it is my intention to present it to them."
  • "You also need to state your intention to commence legal action against the debtor-"
  • "What do you mean, 'state your intention'?"
  • "'The protesters have peaceful intentions, but will react violently if provoked by fascist riot police."
  • "It was never my intention to put you in a position where you had to choose between defending one of your employees and cutting your ties with our company."

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