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shrewd

adjective
 
 
/ʃruːd/
able to judge people and situations well and make good decisions: My one big regret is about money - I wish I'd been more shrewd. Simon is an extremely shrewd businessman. The time is ripe for shrewd investors to make a killing on investment trusts.
based on good understanding or judgment: The banks have probably taken a shrewd decision selling some stock now. Shrewd investment in American property soon reaped Gilbert a second fortune. Looking to the East to invest might be a shrewd move.
shrewdly adverb
(Definition of shrewd from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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