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perspicacia
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perspicacia(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (mental acuity)
a. insight
La perspicacia es una característica habitual de las personas curiosas.Insight is a common characteristic in curious people.
b. shrewdness
Se notaba que el chico era muy inteligente por la perspicacia de sus comentarios.You could tell the boy was very intelligent because of the shrewdness of his comments.
c. perceptiveness
La perspicacia de Manuel le hizo darse cuenta de detalles en los que nadie más había reparado.Thanks to his perceptiveness, Manuel picked up on details that no one else had noticed.
d. perspicacity
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
Los corredores de bolsa suelen necesitar una gran perspicacia para llevar a cabo su trabajo con eficacia.Brokers usually need great perspicacity in order to perform their job effectively.
2. (visual acuity)
a. keen-sightedness
La perspicacia del lince le facilita cazar a sus presas.The lynx's keen-sightedness makes it easier for it to catch its prey.
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perspicacia
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. insight, perceptiveness
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perspicacia
1 (agudeza mental) perceptiveness; shrewdness
2 (agudeza visual) keen-sightedness
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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