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Definition of astute adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    astute

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//əˈstut//
     
     
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  1. 1very intelligent and quick at seeing what to do in a particular situation, especially how to get an advantage synonym shrewd
  2. 2 an astute businessman/politician/observer It was an astute move to sell the shares then. She was astute enough to realize that what Jack wanted was her money.
astutely adverb
 
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astuteness noun [uncountable]
 
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See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: astute