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acute

US [əˈkjut]
UK [əˈkjuːt]
  • adj.十分严重的;(疾病)急性的;灵敏的;敏锐的
  • Web尖锐的;剧烈的;尖的
Plural Form:acutes  
Acute
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adj.
1.
十分严重的very serious or severe
There is an acute shortage of water.
水严重短缺。
acute pain
剧痛
the world's acute environmental problems
全球十分严重的环境问题
Competition for jobs is acute.
求职竞争非常激烈。
2.
(疾病)急性的anacute illness is one that has quickly become severe and dangerous
acute appendicitis
急性阑尾炎
3.
灵敏的very sensitive and well developed
Dogs have an acute sense of smell.
狗的嗅觉灵敏。
4.
敏锐的;有洞察力的intelligent and quick to notice and understand things
He is an acute observer of the social scene.
他是个敏锐的社会现状观察者。
Her judgement is acute.
她的判断敏锐。
5.
锐角的less than 90˚

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