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Word: acumen

Definition: mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen

Sentences Containing 'acumen'

Navarrete has done all that industry and acumen could do, and it is no fault of his if he has not given us what we want.

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