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intent in Law topic

intentintent2 ●○○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 formalINTEND what you intend to do syn intention 🔊 She behaved foolishly but with good intent.2 lawSCL the intention to do something illegalwith intent (to do something) 🔊 Jones was found guilty of wounding with intent. 🔊 He is charged with possession of a gun with intent to commit a robbery.3 to all intents and purposes
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intentBock looked frightened, but Grigoriev's face was predatory and full of avid intent.At times, without ill intent, we overburden ourselves.It is not my intent to deny the value of university education.It was not my intent or purpose to injure her.His team certainly were, and as a reflection of new intent, they quickly got the turning-point goal.It will culminate Wednesday, the first day that binding letters of intent may be signed.At Guinness, these principles constitute our Strategic Intent. you have already seen the first part of that intent.The intent of the change was to give local officials more power to make decisions.He was convicted of abduction with intent to defile and could be sentenced to 20 years to life imprisonment.He was convicted of possession of cocaine with intent to sell.The gun was fired with intent.Redmond denied attempted murder but admitted wounding with intent.with intent (to do something)This subsection creates two offences: robbery and assault with intent to rob.They have also pleaded not guilty to causing the explosion and possessing explosives with intent to endanger life.Goth appeared before Teesside magistrates on Monday on a charge of grievous bodily harm with intent and was bailed.Facts: pleaded guilty to possessing heroin with intent to supply.Middleton had denied breaking into the bank on 6 December last year while acting with others, with intent to steal.He was acquitted of rape, attempted murder, administering poison with intent and kidnapping.The appellant was convicted of wounding with intent.