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A test designed to measure the ability to think and reason rather than acquired knowledge.
- ‘In fact, that was Hunter's estimate of savings if you applied a simple test of general mental ability, a psychometric intelligence test, instead of nothing at all.’
- ‘The RAKIT is a Dutch intelligence test for children aged 4-11 years.’
- ‘A general ability test at age 11 approximated the conventional intelligence test, with verbal and non-verbal components.’
- ‘All teens were given this 20-min brief intelligence test that contained subtests for vocabulary and matrix reasoning.’
- ‘All entrants were given an intelligence test as well.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.