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English definition of “perceptive”

perceptive

adjective     /pəˈsep.tɪv/ US  /pɚ-/
C2 very good at noticing and understanding things that many people do not notice : Her books are full of perceptive insights into the human condition .IntelligencePerceptivePerceptiveUsing the eyesIntelligence perceptively     /-li/ adverb He has spoken perceptively on many subjects .PerceptiveUsing the eyesIntelligenceIntelligencePerceptive perceptiveness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Knowledge and awareness
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