What does Acumen mean?

Definitions for Acumenəˈkyu mən, ˈæk yə-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Acumen.

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. Ashima:

    I will rather keep quiet than degrading mental acumen by engaging in discussion with mindless creatures!

  2. 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.

  3. Monica Phromsavanh:

    I was ready to create something worthy of the business acumen I had developed over the years, and that matched the potential I knew I had, i wanted to reach a greater audience than I could through a traditional retail setting.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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