Shrewd

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Definition

shrewd: clever, intelligent, smart
adjective
He is a very shrewd businessman, he has loads of money but no friends. He always makes very intelligent business decisions.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Bruno is an extremely shrewd businessman.
US: That dude Philip is very shrewd too.
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Examples

  • "Wang is a shrewd negotiator who drives a hard bargain."
  • "However, you should stay on your toes because Miss Stake is a shrewd woman who has a knack for being nosy."

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