acumen

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈækjʊmən/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈkyumən, ˈækyə-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ə kyo̅o̅mən, akyə-)



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acumen

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. acumen to [understand, make, help, see, take, manage]
  2. [business, social, political, culinary] acumen
  3. short on [business] acumen
  4. a lack of [business] acumen
  5. a woman of [exceptional, extraordinary] [business] acumen
  6. [business] acumen is [required, essential]
  7. the acumen [needed, required] to
  8. [chosen, hired, selected] for her acumen
  9. [test, show, prove, demonstrate] (business) acumen
  10. acumen with regard to
  11. an acumen for [business, finance, politics]
  12. acumen in [business]
  13. a natural acumen for
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