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Translation of "acute" - English-Spanish dictionary

acute

adjective   /əˈkjuːt/
An acute problem is very bad. serio There’s an acute shortage of doctors in the area.
(Definition of acute from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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