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acutely Saltos de línea: acute¦ly
Pronunciación: /əˈkjuːtli/

Definición de acutely en inglés:


[usually as submodifier]
1(With reference to something unpleasant or unwelcome) intensely: the whole situation was acutely embarrassing Elizabeth felt Jane’s distress acutely
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  • In fact, the wielder may suffer more acutely than others.
  • Regulations allow a maximum of 55 gallons of hazardous waste or 1 quart of acutely hazardous waste at each satellite accumulation area.
  • She was recently admitted to hospital with an acutely painful, swollen knee.
informal well, seriously, majorly, oh-so
informal , dated jolly, devilish
North American informal mighty, plumb
South African informal lekker
1.1(In relation to illness) in a way that progresses rapidly but lasts for a short period: an acutely inflamed gall bladder
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  • In the acutely infected child or adult, this stage represents the incubation period before immune response.
  • Many acutely infected individuals will go on to clear the virus and hence may not require any intervention.
  • This unit cares for the acutely unwell, who usually stay for around six weeks while they are stabilised on medication and receive a range of therapies.
2In a way that shows a perceptive understanding or insight: we are all acutely aware of the fragility of our world
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  • The General sits in his lifeless castle, the decadence of his environment acutely described.
  • Leibniz, for all his Aristotelian credentials, was not acutely aware of the Aristotelian Problem of First Principles.
  • Charged with leading Dominique's disciples, he is acutely conscious of the limits imposed on their potential for accomplishment.

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