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English definition of “sharp”

sharp

adjective (CLEAR)    /ʃɑːp/ US  /ʃɑːrp/
C1 clear ; easy to see or understand : This TV gives a very sharp picture . The mountains stood in sharp contrast to the blue sky . There is a sharp distinction between crimes which involve injury to people and those that don't. It was a sharp reminder of how dangerous the world can be.Easy to understand sharpness     /ˈʃɑːp.nəs/ US  /ˈʃɑːrp-/ noun [U] She has a remarkable sharpness of mind . the sharpness of a photograph / image PhotographyIntelligencePerceptivePerceptiveUsing the eyesIntelligenceThe style, appearance, and make-up of clothesModern and fashionableFashionModern and fashionableSharp and bluntNot expected or planned
(Definition of sharp adjective (CLEAR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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