astute ADJECTIVE good at making accurate judgements; shrewd.
DERIVATIVES astutely adverb astuteness noun.
ORIGIN Latin astutus, from astus 'craft' .

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  • astutely — adv. Astutely is used with these verbs: ↑observe …   Collocations dictionary

  • astutely — adverb in a shrewd manner he invested his fortune astutely he was acutely insightful • Syn: ↑shrewdly, ↑sagaciously, ↑sapiently, ↑acutely • Derived from adjective: ↑sharp …   Useful english dictionary

  • Astutely — Astute As*tute , a. [L. astutus, fr. astus craft, cunning; perh. cognate with E. acute.] Critically discerning; sagacious; shrewd; subtle; crafty. [1913 Webster] Syn: Keen; eagle eyed; penetrating; skilled; discriminating; cunning; sagacious;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • astutely — adverb see astute …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • astutely — See astute. * * * …   Universalium

  • astutely — adverb In an astute manner …   Wiktionary

  • astutely — adv. sharply, wisely, in a clever manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • astutely — as·tute·ly …   English syllables

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  • astute — astutely, adv. astuteness, n. /euh stooht , euh styooht /, adj. 1. of keen penetration or discernment; sagacious: an astute analysis. 2. clever; cunning; ingenious; shrewd: an astute merchandising program; an astute manipulation of facts. [1605… …   Universalium

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