Thesaurus / acumen


Leaning on his own fabled business acumen, the American premier has also demanded that his government receive a portion of any final sale price.

I’ve read casually over the years about the controversy over Noam Chomsky’s “universal grammar,” and was anxious to get Adger’s take, which he offered with easygoing acumen.

The ballad cares that Mulan is a strong and brave warrior, but it doesn’t care enough about her acumen as a soldier to spend time enumerating her deeds.

For more than 40 years, she has used her business acumen and passion for LGBTQ equality and acceptance to build two successful companies and contribute to landmark achievements nationally and internationally in the area of LGBTQ rights.

Those who occupy positions of power, despite their early acumen at a younger age, now seem to have completely lost their ability to understand others around them.

The reason they’re leading the way is that they’ve gained a strategic advantage over their rivals simply by shifting their focus to data rather than relying on business acumen alone.

Linna noticed the curious act, but, great as was her acumen for one of her years, she did not suspect its meaning.

He is a grand philosopher, and I wot well could explain a much knottier riddle, which we will presently submit to his acumen.

RienziEdward Bulwer Lytton

She had come to respect his acumen, and fear he might draw an inference not too far from the truth if she denied him an interview.

The Grell MysteryFrank Froest

How do sharpness, acuteness, penetration, and insight compare with acumen?

English Synonyms and AntonymsJames Champlin Fernald


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