shrewd politician

shrewd politician
проницательный политик

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  • shrewd — [ ʃrud ] adjective * 1. ) able to judge people and situations very well and make good decisions: a shrewd politician a ) used about decisions and judgments: a shrewd marketing strategy 2. ) good at tricking people to get something you want: a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shrewd */ — UK [ʃruːd] / US [ʃrud] adjective Word forms shrewd : adjective shrewd comparative shrewder superlative shrewdest a) able to judge people and situations very well and to make good decisions a shrewd politician b) used about decisions and judgments …   English dictionary

  • shrewd — [[t]ʃrud[/t]] adj. er, est 1) astute or sharp in practical matters: a shrewd politician[/ex] 2) keen; piercing 3) artful; marked by cleverness, perceptiveness, etc.: a shrewd choice[/ex] 4) archaic malicious 5) Obs. bad 6) Obs. shrewish •… …   From formal English to slang

  • shrewd — shrewdly, adv. shrewdness, n. /shroohd/, adj., shrewder, shrewdest. 1. astute or sharp in practical matters: a shrewd politician. 2. keen; piercing. 3. artful. 4. Archaic. malicious. 5. Obs. bad …   Universalium

  • shrewd — /ʃrud / (say shroohd) adjective 1. astute or sharp in practical matters: a shrewd politician. 2. Obsolete keen; piercing. 3. Obsolete malicious. {Middle English shrewed, past participle of shrew curse (now obsolete), verb use of shrew (noun)… …  

  • shrewd — [shro͞od] adj. [ME schrewed, pp. of schrewen, to curse < schrewe: see SHREW] 1. Obs. a) evil, bad, wicked, mischievous, shrewish, etc. b) artful, cunning, wily, etc. in one s dealings with others 2. keen witted, clever, or sharp in practical… …   English World dictionary

  • politician — n. an astute, shrewd; crooked; glib; great; hack; honest politician * * * [ˌpɒlɪ tɪʃ(ə)n] crooked glib great hack honest politician shrewd an astute …   Combinatory dictionary

  • shrewd — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. clever, keen, far sighted, astute; cunning, wily, artful; sharp, acute, piercing. See skill. Ant., slow, unimaginative. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Clever] Syn. astute, acute, sharp, keen, quick,… …   English dictionary for students

  • politician — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ leading, popular, prominent, senior ▪ experienced, veteran ▪ a veteran politician of the left ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • shrewd — adj. Shrewd is used with these nouns: ↑businessman, businesswoman, ↑comment, ↑diplomacy, ↑eye, ↑judge, ↑judgement, ↑look, ↑move, ↑observation, ↑observer, ↑operator, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • hard-boiled politician — tough politician, experienced politician, shrewd politician …   English contemporary dictionary

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