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intelligencer

[ in-tel-i-juhn-ser ]
/ ɪnˈtɛl ɪ dʒən sər /
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noun
a person or thing that conveys information.
an informer; spy.
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Origin of intelligencer

First recorded in 1570–80; intelligence + -er2
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British Dictionary definitions for intelligencer

intelligencer
/ (ɪnˈtɛlɪdʒənsə) /

noun
archaic an informant or spy
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