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    astute - Dictionary definition and meaning for word astute

    Definition
    (adj) marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    Synonyms : sharp , shrewd
    Example Sentence
    • 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
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A(MEANS NOT)+STU(STUPID)..well think of someone who is NOT STUPID,MEANS he is very WISE ,AND INTELLIGENT.

Sounds like statue. some politicians are wise and shrewd to built their own statues. they clearly see the advantage.

It an also b remembered by ACUTE, that has the same meaning, sharp,shrewd.

US+TUTE(teach)...when you ask someone to teach you, that person must be ASTUTE i.e having or showing an ability to accurately assess situations or people and turn this to one's advantage...

astute=ASs+CHUT someone who uses both efficiently is an astute

a + statue.. Mayawati installing so many of her statues.. she is really a wise and astute politician..

Astute read it as "A salute i.e. to get a salute for your efforts, you need to be shrewd, wise & sharp.

a stute ~ a status; to reach high status you has to be sharp and shrewd.

sounds like PROSTITUTE! they will b sharp enough ! ...to attract customers ;)

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