shrewd

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʃruːd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ʃrud/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(shro̅o̅d)

Inflections of 'shrewd' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
shrewder
adj comparative
shrewdest
adj superlative
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shrewd

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a shrewd [investor, consumer, businesswoman, politician, boss]
  2. has a reputation as a shrewd [negotiator, businessman, judge]
  3. (made) a shrewd [investment, purchase]
  4. shrewd [dealings, business]
  5. a shrewd [choice, decision, selection, move]
  6. made a shrewd observation (about)
  7. [has, with] a shrewd understanding (of)
  8. [succeeded, won, progressed] through shrewd judgment
  9. threw a shrewd [look, glance] at me
  10. gave him a shrewd [look]
  11. [very, extremely] shrewd
  12. that was very shrewd of you
  13. was shrewd to [offer, detect, reject, take, allow]
  14. shrewd enough to [guess, work out, detect]
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