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English definition of “acute”

acute

adjective (ACCURATE/CLEVER)    /əˈkjuːt/
(of the senses, intelligence, etc.) very good, accurate, and able to notice very small differences: acute eyesight/hearing an acute sense of smell a woman of acute intelligence/judgmentPerceptiveUsing the eyesIntelligence acuteness     /-nəs/ noun [U] PerceptiveUsing the eyesIntelligence
(Definition of acute adjective (ACCURATE/CLEVER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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