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EtymologyEdit

Latin astūtus, from astus (craft).

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astute (comparative astuter, superlative astutest)

  1. Quickly and critically discerning.
  2. Shrewd or crafty.
    • 2014, A teacher, "Choosing a primary school: a teacher's guide for parents", The Guardian, 23 September 2014:
      The best headteachers are like submarine captains – cool-headed, astute decision-makers – who trust their colleagues and surroundings to indicate where their ship is headed.

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astute

  1. Second-person plural present form of astuma.

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astute

  1. Feminine plural of adjective astuto.

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astūtē (comparative astūtius, superlative astūtissimē)

  1. craftily, cunningly

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