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(Definition of acumen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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acumennoun [U]

 us   /əˈkju·mən, ˈæk·jə·mən/
the ​ability to make ​correctjudgments: Mr. Estavez has ​realbusiness acumen.
(Definition of acumen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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acumennoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈækjʊmən/
skill in making ​correct decisions and ​judgments in ​business or in a particular ​area of ​business: He is an astute man with ​sound business acumen. commercial/​financial/​legal acumen
(Definition of acumen from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “acumen”
in Spanish Perspicacia…
in Vietnamese sự nhạy bén…
in Malaysian akumen…
in Thai ความมีไหวพริบเฉียบแหลม…
in Chinese (Simplified) 敏锐, 精明…
in Turkish yerinde ve doğru karar verebilme yeteneği…
in Russian прозорливость…
in Indonesian kelihaian…
in Chinese (Traditional) 敏銳, 精明…
in Polish dar, wyczucie…
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