Definitions for astuteəˈstut, əˈstyut
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astute, sharp, shrewd(adj)
marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
"a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
quickly and critically discerning
shrewd or crafty
Origin: Latin astūtus, from astus ‘craft’.
critically discerning; sagacious; shrewd; subtle; crafty
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The panel's recommendations are astute, thorough and fair.
Profound thinkers either become astute lovers or rebellious spirit”
It appears Paulson was astute to lighten up some before the July plunge, they may have been part of the massive liquidation in July too.
He was, of course, a uniquely astute analyst and observer of Asia, and it is largely through his life's work that Singapore became one of the United States' strongest strategic partners in the region.
It is an organization that has been around for a long time, in terms of institutional clout and power and influence, i think the organization itself has proven itself to be a very astute and strong political power, both in mobilizing women voters and young women voters and also in funding candidates.
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- хитър, проницателенBulgarian
- astutCatalan, Valencian
- skarpsindig, dreven, kvik, snuDanish
- gerissen, listig, scharfsinnigGerman
- sagaz, perspicaz, astutoSpanish
- terävä, neuvokasFinnish
- astucieux, avisé, sagaceFrench
- slyngur, kænn, séðurIcelandic
- avveduto, avveduta, astutoItalian
- проница́тельный, хи́трый, сообрази́тельныйRussian
- slug, listig, knipslug, skarpsinnig, skarpsinnigaSwedish
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