• (British) IPA: /ˈækjʊmən/, /əˈkjuːmən/
  • (America) IPA: /əˈkjumən/, /ˈækjəmən/
  • (America, rare) IPA: /æˈkjumən/, /ˈækjəˌmɛn/

acumen (uncountable)

  1. Quickness of perception or discernment; penetration of mind; the faculty of nice discrimination.
    Synonyms: sharpness, penetration, keenness, shrewdness, acuteness, acuity, wit, foxiness, intelligence, canniness
  2. (botany) A sharp, tapering point extending from a plant.
  3. (anatomy) A bony, often sharp, protuberance, especially that of the ischium.

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