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Both firms extensively invest in Opportunity Zone businesses that hold to the original intent of the OZ legislation.

From Fortune

Whatever you do, don’t call Red Ventures an intent media company.

From Digiday

The post Google custom audiences, the combo of custom affinity and custom intent audiences, now live appeared first on Search Engine Land.

Any existing custom intent or custom affinity audiences you have will automatically be migrated into custom audiences.

Moreover, Derrida argues, since all we have access to is the signifier, for all intents and purposes, the signified does not really exist.

From Vox

Submission is set in a France seven years from now that is dominated by a Muslim president intent on imposing Islamic law.

Some brought rocks and bricks, intent on clashing with the police.

A twinned, imagined narrative of a fictitious Fidel Castro and a Miami exile intent on assassinating him.

The details differ but the intent is the same as in a high-profile case of police brutality.

Men and women of good intent who simply seek “the truth” upon which to base their opinions find themselves awash in folderol.

This seems to be contrary to the spirit and intent of the act, which is primarily to centralize reserves in Federal Reserve Banks.

He was a good judge of men, that eagle-faced major; he knew that the slightest move with hostile intent would mean a smoking gun.

It was theatrical: he stood upon the stage, an audience watching him with intent expectancy, wondering upon his decision.

She knew that Alessandro had no knife, and had gone forward with no hostile intent; but she knew nothing beyond that.

She was too intent upon studying his own to hide them, and upon arriving at a final conclusion.

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On this page you'll find 121 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intent, such as: decided, hell-bent, preoccupied, resolved, alert, and attending.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.