acumen

[uh-kyoo-muhn, ak-yuh-]
noun
keen insight; shrewdness: remarkable acumen in business matters.

Origin:
1525–35; < Latin acūmen sharpness, equivalent to acū- (stem of acuere to sharpen; see acute) + -men noun suffix

acuminous [uh-kyoo-muh-nuhs] , adjective
unacuminous, adjective
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acumen (ˈækjʊˌmɛn, əˈkjuːmən)
 
n
the ability to judge well; keen discernment; insight
 
[C16: from Latin: sharpness, from acuere to sharpen, from acus needle]
 
a'cuminous
 
adj

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acumen
1530s, from L. acumen "a point, sting," hence "sharpness, shrewdness," from acuere "to sharpen" (see acuity).
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Example sentences
Turning a life into a livelihood requires more than talent and business acumen.
You aren't getting anywhere near that degree without some statistics acumen.
Certainly he had a rare combination of charm, intelligence and political acumen.
But even though he has the training of a lawyer and the acumen of an
  accountant, he never forgets that he is playing a game.
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