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astute

adjective uk   /əˈstjuːt/ us    /-ˈstuːt/
able to understand a situation quickly and see how to take advantage of it: an astute investor/businesswoman his astute handling of the situation an astute observer of human behaviour
astutely
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
astuteness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “astute”
in Spanish astuto…
in French avisé, astucieux…
in German schlau…
in Chinese (Traditional) 敏銳的, 精明的…
in Russian проницательный…
in Turkish kurnaz, akıllı, cin gibi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 敏锐的, 精明的…
in Polish błyskotliwy…
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