Meaning of “astute” in the English Dictionary

"astute" in English

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astuteadjective

uk /əˈstʃuːt/ us /əˈstuːt/
astutely
adverb uk /əˈstʃuːt.li/ us /əˈstuːt.li/
astuteness
noun [ U ] uk /əˈstʃuːt.nəs/ us /əˈstuːt.nəs/

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

"astute" in American English

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astuteadjective

us /əˈstut/

quick to see how to use a situation to your advantage:

He was politically astute, and was soon appointed to a number of powerful committees in Congress.

(Definition of “astute” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)