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English definition of “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 adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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