Definitions for acumenəˈkyu mən, ˈæk yə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acumen(noun)

    a tapering point

  2. insightfulness, acumen(noun)

    shrewdness shown by keen insight


  1. acumen(Noun)

    quickness of perception or discernment; penetration of mind; the faculty of nice discrimination

  2. Origin: From acumen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acumen(noun)

    quickness of perception or discernment; penetration of mind; the faculty of nice discrimination

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Acumen

    ak-ū′men, n. sharpness: quickness of perception: penetration. [L. See Acute.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acumen in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acumen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bart Chilton:

    Secretary Clinton will be well served by his financial and strategic acumen, i know he's deeply committed to the Secretary, and to her public policy agenda.

  2. Wei Peiran:

    There is no doubt that it's going to be a boom for China in terms of philanthropy. These people have the business acumen and they know how to deal with the government ... They have proved themselves in terms of getting things done.

  3. New York Sen. Chuck Schumer:

    His character and fundamental decency are at the core of why he's been such a successful and beloved leader. He's so respected by our caucus for his strength, his legislative acumen, his honesty and his determination. He has left a major mark on this body, this country, and on so many who have met him, gotten to know him, and love him.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    You are a unique human who has never been seen/known on earth before. And your uniqueness will never be seen/known again. Yes, as a matter of fact, your fingerprint is peculiar, your acumen is outstanding, your reasoning is spectacular, your grasp is uncommon. In other words, everything about you is unprecedented. Thus, dare to be/remain uniqiue in all you do.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I had completed my Executive MBA Degree program, with speciaizations in Finance, Marketing, and Strategy at Sawyer Business School of Suffolk University, Boston, over a decade ago. I truly enjoyed studying at Suffolk University, not only because of the excellent quality of education, but also for its great location, situated right in the heart of Boston, at the world famous Beacon Hill. i surely learnt many management skills, as well as the outstanding knowledge of effective leadership and a valuable insight into organizational dynamics....these are the skills that essentially enabled me to achieve the best for my organization, both as a technology leader and a people manager alike. The academic perspective that came with my Ph.D. was blended beautifully with enhanced business acumen that was instilled during my MBA. I am pleased to recommend Suffolk University, for her excellent Executive MBA program at Sawyer Business School, wholeheart

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