incisive Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"incisive" in British English

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incisiveadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈsaɪ.sɪv/
expressing an ​idea or ​opinion in a ​clear and ​direct way that ​shows good ​understanding of what is ​important: incisive ​questions/​comments
incisively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
incisiveness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of incisive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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incisiveadjective

 us   /ɪnˈsɑɪ·sɪv/
expressing an ​idea or ​opinionclearly and in a ​persuasivemanner: The guide’s incisive ​comments give us a new ​perspective on the ​painting.
(Definition of incisive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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