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Spanish translation of “acute”

acute

adjective /əˈkjuːt/
(medical ) (of a disease etc) severe but not lasting very long
agudo
They think his illness is acute rather than chronic.
very great
acusado, grave
There is an acute shortage of science teachers.
quick-witted
perspicaz
As a businessman, he’s very acute.
(of the senses) keen
muy fino
Dogs have acute hearing.
acutely adverb
intensamente
We are acutely aware of the sensitivity of the issue.
acuteness noun
agudeza
the acuteness of a person’s sense of smell.
acute angle noun an angle of less than ninety degrees
agudo
She was wearing her hat at an acute angle.
(Definition of acute from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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