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acute
British English: /əˈkjuːt/
American English: /əˈkjut/

Translation of acute in German:

adjective acuter Pronunciation: / əˈkjuːtə(r) /, acutest Pronunciation: / əˈkjuːtɪst /

  • 2 (in geometry) See examples:acute angle
    spitzer Winkel
  • 3
    (Medicine) (Krankheit, Stadium)
  • 4
    (critical) (Gefahr, Knappheit, Situation, Mangel)

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