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astute Saltos de línea: as¦tute
Pronunciación: /əˈstjuːt/

Definición de astute en inglés:

adjetivo

Having or showing an ability to accurately assess situations or people and turn this to one’s advantage: an astute businessman
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He is said to be acutely focused and astute in assessing what he should and should not buy.
  • I regard him as an astute businessman who is very conscious of the value of capital.
  • Our leader is intelligent and astute, as we have seen with her handling of Iraq.
Sinónimos
cunning, artful, crafty, wily, calculating
British informal suss
Scottish & Northern English informal pawky
North American informal heads-up, whip-smart
dated , informal long-headed

Derivados

astuteness

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Pronunciación: /əˈstjuːtnəs/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He is known far and wide, not for his intellectual astuteness or classroom achievements, but for his ability to energize campus social life.
  • An increasingly educated electorate can spot bias with greater acumen and astuteness than ever before.
  • I want to thank Brian Gelling for his foresight and astuteness in handling the negotiations.

Origen

Early 17th century: from obsolete French astut or Latin astutus, from astus 'craft'.

Más
  • This is from obsolete French astut or Latin astutus, from astus ‘craft’.

Palabras que riman con astute

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