how to pronounce shrewd


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shrewd is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of shrewd in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… analyzing it like a shrewd investor does …”

meaning of shrewd

Shrewd means having or showing keen insight, shrewdness, or intelligence.

shrewd frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shrewd occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics shrewd can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that shrewd can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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