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i.q.

1.
the same as.
Origin
< Latin idem quod
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i.q.

abbreviation
1.
idem quod
Word Origin
Latin: the same as
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Word Origin and History for i.q

I.Q.

1922, abbreviation of intelligence quotient, a 1921 translation of German Intelligenz-quotient, coined 1912 by German psychologist William L. Stern (1871-1938).

Intelligence is a general capacity of an individual consciously to adjust his thinking to new requirements: it is general mental adaptability to new problems and conditions of life. [Stern, "The Psychological Methods of Testing Intelligence," 1914]

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i.q.

Latin idem quod (the same as)
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