astuto
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astuto(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ingenious)
a. shrewd
Es demasiado astuta como para que la engañen.She's too shrewd to be deceived.
b. clever
Jaime ha demostrado ser muy astuto para los negocios.James has proven to be very clever for business.
c. astute
El astuto abogado reunió las pruebas necesarias para ganar el caso.The astute lawyer gathered the necessary evidence to win the case.
2. (sly)
a. cunning
Siempre ha sido astuto y codicioso, y ahora es millonario.He has always been cunning and greedy, and now he's a millionaire.
b. crafty
El astuto joven ingresó al sistema de seguridad del banco.The crafty young man entered the bank's security system.
c. wily
La astuta pareja estafaba gente anciana.The wily couple conned elderly people.
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astuto
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ladino, tramposo)
a. cunning
2. (sagaz, listo)
a. astute
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astuto
adjective
(sagaz) astute; clever; (mañoso) crafty; sly;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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