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Astute - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Astute' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Astute [ a.]
- Critically discerning; sagacious; shrewd; subtle; crafty.

Meaning of 'Astute' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . astute [ s]
Meaning (1):
- marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
Example in sentence:
  • a smart businessman;
  • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease;
  • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow