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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
Translations of “shrewd”
in Arabic ثاقِب الرَّأي…
in Korean 약삭빠른, 영리한…
in Malaysian bijak…
in French astucieux…
in Turkish kurnaz, zeki, açıkgöz…
in Italian accorto, astuto, scaltro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 明智的, 精明的…
in Russian проницательный, практичный…
in Polish błyskotliwy, sprytny…
in Vietnamese khôn ngoan, lanh lợi…
in Spanish perspicaz, astuto…
in Portuguese sagaz, astuto…
in Thai หลักแหลม…
in German schlau…
in Catalan sagaç, astut…
in Japanese やり手の, 利口な…
in Indonesian cerdik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 明智的, 精明的…
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