n. intellectual performance between the average and sub-average categories. Research results of some identify it somewhere between 66-79, although most prefer the range of 70-75. Also called borderline intellectual functioning. See borderline mental retardation.

BORDERLINE INTELLIGENCE: "Borderline intelligence indicates a deficiency but it does not in any way suffice as mental retardation."
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