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uh kyooh muhn

  • n  a tapering point
  • n  shrewdness shown by keen insight

  • Jack's elevation in the company's hierarchy was not due to his business acumen alone.
  • Linda's financial acumen saved the day for the company else it would have gone under the hammer.
  • The faculty heaped praise on Nicholas for his intellectual acumen and his unflinching support for the cause.
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    PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Incumbent Gov. Chris Christie and opponent Sen. Barbara Buono are touting their business acumen. The competitors in this year's governor's race had a rare joint appearance Wednesday before the New Jersey Business and Industry Association.
    June 13, 2013 - Greenwich Time
  • Ex-Duck attains PGA first as coach-caddie
    How good of a golf teacher is Dave Glenz? The former Oregon all-American may be a past recipient of the PGA’s national teacher of the year award, but his acumen for guiding players will be on full display the next two weeks at two of the nation’s most prestigious tournaments. …
    June 13, 2013 - The Register-Guard
  • Kobe Bryant for MVP: 10 Tweets that Make the Lakers' Star the Social Media King
    COMMENTARY | Kobe Bryant's Twitter account is the result of what happens when you mix other-worldly basketball talent, business acumen, technological savvy and snarky wit.
    June 12, 2013 - Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

  • David Sullivan in BBC Sport
    Following the takeover I will be looking for a new challenge where my experience, my success and sound business acumen will make a difference,said Sullivan.
  • Inzamam ul-Haq in Indiatimes
    And in Test cricket you need to have players with Test match experience, acumen and staying power,Inzamam added.

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