Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “acute” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

look on the bright side

to find good things in a bad situation

Word of the Day

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More