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English noun: astuteness

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

Synonymsperspicaciousness, perspicacity, 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. astuteness (cognition) the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas

Synonymsdeepness, depth, profoundness, profundity

Broader (hypernym)sapience, wisdom

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