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perspicacity

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌpɜː.spɪˈkæs.ə.ti/ US  /ˌpɝː.spɪˈkæs.ə.t̬i/ formal approving
the ability to understand things quickly and make accurate judgments
聪颖;敏锐
a woman of exceptional perspicacity
极其聪颖的女人
Wise and sensibleIntelligencePerceptive
Translations of “perspicacity”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聰穎, 敏銳…
(Definition of perspicacity from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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