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

Translation of acute in Italian:


  • 1 (intense)
    (grief, remorse)
    to cause somebody acute embarrassment
    mettere qualcuno in grande imbarazzo
  • 2 (Medicine)
    (illness, symptom)
    acute patient acute care acute hospital
    = ospedale specializzato nelle cure d'urgenza
  • 3 (grave) (crisis, shortage, situation)
  • 4 (keen)
    (person, mind, intelligence)
    to have acute eyesight, hearing
    avere la vista acuta, l'udito fine
    to have an acute sense of smell
    avere l'odorato fine

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