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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 as·tute /əˈstut, æ, ˈstjut/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·tute a.  Critically discerning; sagacious; shrewd; subtle; crafty.
 Syn: -- Keen; eagle-eyed; penetrating; skilled; discriminating; cunning; sagacious; subtle; wily; crafty.
 As*tute*ly, adv. -- As*tute*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart
            businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small
            print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with
            them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
            [syn: sharp, shrewd]