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acutely

adverb uk   /əˈkjuːt.li/ us  

acutely adverb (EXTREMELY)

completely or extremely: Management is acutely aware of the resentment that their decision may cause. Another scandal would be acutely embarrassing for the government.

acutely adverb (ACCURATELY/CLEVERLY)

in a very clever or detailed way: She acutely identified all the main problems.
Translations of “acutely”
in Chinese (Traditional) 極度地, 完全地, 極其…
in Russian остро…
in Turkish çok güçlü bir şekilde…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极度地, 完全地, 极其…
in Polish wyraźnie…
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