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American English: /ʃrud/
British English: /ʃruːd/

Translation of shrewd in Spanish:

adjective shrewder, shrewdest

  • (move/investment)
    he's a shrewd observer of the scene
    es un sagaz or agudo or perspicaz observador de la situación
    a shrewd decision
    una decisión muy acertada
    he's a shrewd businessman to have a shrewd idea
    estar casi seguro
    tener una idea bastante aproximada
    I've got a shrewd idea (of) where she's gone
    estoy casi seguro de dónde ha ido
    Example sentences
    • Pitt made his way to power more by shrewd political judgement and sheer luck than by public acclaim.
    • Your admirers and detractors alike have used these terms - an astute politician, shrewd, cunning - to characterise you.
    • He was a very shrewd, very sharp head of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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