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perceptive
American English: /pərˈsɛptɪv/
British English: /pəˈsɛptɪv/

Translation of perceptive in Spanish:

adjective

  • (person)
    perspicaz
    agudo
    that's very perceptive of you [ironic]
    esa es una observación muy perspicaz [ironic]
    pero ¿cómo te has dado cuenta de eso? [ironic]
    Example sentences
    • You are perceptive and sensitive so listen to your intuition or gut feelings.
    • I felt he was a sensitive, poetic, perceptive and natural person.
    • The answer was not the result of any particularly perceptive insight; nor was I alone in giving it.

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