perspicaz


perspicaz
adj.
1 sharp, perceptive.
2 perspicacious, sharp, clever, intelligent.
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perspicaz
adjetivo (pl perspicaces)
1 sharp, perspicacious
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ADJ
1) (=agudo, sagaz) perceptive, shrewd
2) [vista] keen; [persona] keen-sighted
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adjetivo shrewd, perceptive
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= percipient, sharp-eyed, perceptive, observant, clear-sighted, penetrating, razor-sharp, keen-witted, shrewd [shrewder -comp., shrewdest -sup.].
Ex. Manoeuvres that have been used, as the the percipient observer well knows, include simplifications and routines to save time.
Ex. Sharp-eyed researchers noted that twenty-three per cent of the people who came did so in order to meet someone or to use the phone.
Ex. In their profound and perceptive essay on professionalism, Mary Lee Bundy and Paul Wasserman write at some length on this extraordinary phenomenon, 'the essential timidity of responsibility for solving informational problems and providing unequivocal answers'.
Ex. Every member of staff has a duty to be observant where safety is concerned.
Ex. Her diversified and highly committed authorship is characterized by disrespectful humour, clear-sighted solemnity and inconspicuous warmth.
Ex. In this connection, Ohmes and Jones of the Florida State University Library have offered some rather penetrating insights regarding what they call 'The Other Half of Cataloging'.
Ex. As mentioned in the first part, developing a razor-sharp memory is not going to occur overnight.
Ex. She is famous for her series featuring homicide detective Peter Decker and his keen-witted, beautiful wife.
Ex. Payment is very important and can be a problem so the businessman needs to be streetwise and shrewd with a good business acumen.
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adjetivo shrewd, perceptive
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= percipient, sharp-eyed, perceptive, observant, clear-sighted, penetrating, razor-sharp, keen-witted, shrewd [shrewder -comp., shrewdest -sup.].

Ex: Manoeuvres that have been used, as the the percipient observer well knows, include simplifications and routines to save time.

Ex: Sharp-eyed researchers noted that twenty-three per cent of the people who came did so in order to meet someone or to use the phone.
Ex: In their profound and perceptive essay on professionalism, Mary Lee Bundy and Paul Wasserman write at some length on this extraordinary phenomenon, 'the essential timidity of responsibility for solving informational problems and providing unequivocal answers'.
Ex: Every member of staff has a duty to be observant where safety is concerned.
Ex: Her diversified and highly committed authorship is characterized by disrespectful humour, clear-sighted solemnity and inconspicuous warmth.
Ex: In this connection, Ohmes and Jones of the Florida State University Library have offered some rather penetrating insights regarding what they call 'The Other Half of Cataloging'.
Ex: As mentioned in the first part, developing a razor-sharp memory is not going to occur overnight.
Ex: She is famous for her series featuring homicide detective Peter Decker and his keen-witted, beautiful wife.
Ex: Payment is very important and can be a problem so the businessman needs to be streetwise and shrewd with a good business acumen.

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perspicaz
adjective
shrewd, perceptive, perspicacious (frml)
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perspicaz adjetivo
shrewd, perceptive
perspicaz adjetivo perceptive, sharp
'perspicaz' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
sagaz
- agudo
- clarividente
English:
acute
- clear-sighted
- discerning
- penetrating
- perception
- perceptive
- searching
- sharp-witted
- shrewd
- subtle
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perspicaz adj
sharp, perceptive
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perspicaz
adj shrewd, perspicacious fml
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perspicaz adj, pl -caces : shrewd, perspicacious

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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