HyperDic: acumen

English > 2 senses of the word acumen:
NOUNplantacumena tapering point
cognitionacumen, insightfulnessshrewdness shown by keen insight
acumen > pronunciation
Soundsahkyuw'mahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > acumen: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningA tapering point.
Broaderplant process, enationA natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
Spanishperspicacia
Adjectivesacuminate(of a leaf shape) narrowing to a slender point
Verbsacuminatemake sharp or acute
English > acumen: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningshrewdness shown by keen insight.
Synonyminsightfulness
Broadershrewdness, astuteness, perspicacity, perspicaciousnessintelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
Spanishperspicacia, sutileza
Catalansubtilesa, subtilitat
Verbsacuminatemake sharp or acute

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