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Astuteness Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    astuteness n
  1. intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings) [syn: shrewdness, perspicacity, perspicaciousness]
  2. the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas [syn: profundity, profoundness, depth]
Astuteness Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Astute \As*tute"\, a. [L. astutus, fr. astus craft, cunning; perh. cognate with E. acute.] 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.
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    • N’Assembly to immortalise Wash Pam
      Senate President, David Mark, has described the late former Deputy Senate President, John Wash Pam, as an orator and a true democrat, whose contributions during the Second Republic between 1979 and 1983, led immensely in shaping political activities in the country. He said that the National Assembly would immortalise Wash Pam for his astuteness and...  [Read More Read more on this news related to 'Astuteness'

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