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English noun: perspicacity

1. perspicacity (cognition) intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)

Synonymsastuteness, perspicaciousness, shrewdness

Broader (hypernym)intelligence

Narrower (hyponym)acumen, craft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, insightfulness, knowingness, slyness, street smarts, wiliness

Domain categorybusiness, business enterprise, commercial enterprise

2. perspicacity (attribute) the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions

Synonymsjudgement, judgment, sound judgement, sound judgment

Broader (hypernym)trait

Narrower (hyponym)objectiveness, objectivity, subjectiveness, subjectivity

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