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astute

view main entry for astute adjective  /əˈstjuːt/
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astutely

  adverb
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astuteness

noun [uncountable]

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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