acute

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈkjuːt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈkyut/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə kyo̅o̅t)


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acute

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. have an acute case of [vomiting, diarrhea]
  2. suffer from acute [pain, anxiety]
  3. have acute pain in my [shoulder, foot]
  4. an acute [respiratory, gastrointestinal] infection
  5. acute [renal, liver] failure
  6. displaying acute symptoms
  7. acute or chronic [pain, conditions]
  8. has an acute sense of [taste, humor, fashion, hearing]
  9. has an acute [awareness of, insight into]
  10. has acute [taste, hearing]
  11. an acute [shortage, lack, shortfall] of (supplies)
  12. an acute [oil, housing, food] shortage
  13. an acute [triangle, angle]
  14. acute or obtuse (angle)
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