Definitions for acumenəˈkyu mən, ˈæk yə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•cu•menəˈkyu mən, ˈæk yə-(n.)

  1. keen insight; shrewdness:

    business acumen.

Origin of acumen:

1525–35; < L acūmen sharpness =acū-, s. of acuere to sharpen (see acute ) +-men n. suffix

a•cu′mi•nous(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acumen(noun)

    a tapering point

  2. insightfulness, acumen(noun)

    shrewdness shown by keen insight

Wiktionary

  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


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