astucia

f.
1 cunning (trampas).
2 astuteness, cunning, canniness, cleverness.
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astucia
nombre femenino
1 astuteness, cunning, shrewdness
2 (treta) trick, ruse
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noun f.
1) astuteness, shrewdness
2) cunning, guile
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SF
1) (=sagacidad) astuteness, cleverness; (=maña) guile, cunning

actuar con astucia — to act cunningly, be crafty

2)

una astucia — a clever trick

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femenino
a) (cualidad - de sagaz) astuteness, shrewdness; (- de taimado) (pey) craftiness, cunning

la astucia del zorro — the slyness of a fox

b) (ardid) trick, ploy
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= shrewdness, gamesmanship, cunning, artfulness, sagacity, finessing, finesse.
Ex. If the incomplete question is difficult to detect at the initial stage, to recognise those instances where it may be the wrong question that is being asked requires almost a sixth sense, or at least an uncommon shrewdness.
Ex. Must she become a master at the art of corporate gamesmanship?.
Ex. The dictionary defines policy as 'any governing principle or course of action' and as 'political wisdom or cunning: diplomacy; prudence; artfulness'.
Ex. The dictionary defines policy as 'any governing principle or course of action' and as 'political wisdom or cunning: diplomacy; prudence; artfulness'.
Ex. In terms of accountability and political sagacity, cooperation is definitely to be valued in today's information age.
Ex. He had expected more from his highly-strung dramatic finessing but the author rarely focused on personal influences or special affinities.
Ex. Having failed apparently with her trump card, she fell back on finesse.
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* con astucia = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily.
* obrar con astucia = finesse.
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femenino
a) (cualidad - de sagaz) astuteness, shrewdness; (- de taimado) (pey) craftiness, cunning

la astucia del zorro — the slyness of a fox

b) (ardid) trick, ploy
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= shrewdness, gamesmanship, cunning, artfulness, sagacity, finessing, finesse.

Ex: If the incomplete question is difficult to detect at the initial stage, to recognise those instances where it may be the wrong question that is being asked requires almost a sixth sense, or at least an uncommon shrewdness.

Ex: Must she become a master at the art of corporate gamesmanship?.
Ex: The dictionary defines policy as 'any governing principle or course of action' and as 'political wisdom or cunning: diplomacy; prudence; artfulness'.
Ex: The dictionary defines policy as 'any governing principle or course of action' and as 'political wisdom or cunning: diplomacy; prudence; artfulness'.
Ex: In terms of accountability and political sagacity, cooperation is definitely to be valued in today's information age.
Ex: He had expected more from his highly-strung dramatic finessing but the author rarely focused on personal influences or special affinities.
Ex: Having failed apparently with her trump card, she fell back on finesse.
* con astucia = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily.
* obrar con astucia = finesse.

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astucia
feminine
1 (cualidad — de sagaz) astuteness, shrewdness; (— de taimado) (pey) craftiness, cunning, wiliness
la astucia del zorro the slyness of a fox
2 (ardid) ruse, trick, ploy
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astucia sustantivo femenino
a) (cualidad — de sagaz) astuteness, shrewdness;

(— de ladino) (pey) craftiness, cunning;
la astucia del zorro the slyness of a fox

b) (ardid) trick, ploy

astucia sustantivo femenino shrewdness
(triquiñuela) ruse
'astucia' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
habilidad
- picardía
English:
cunning
- deviousness
- guile
- outsmart
- ruse
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astucia nf
1. [del ladino, tramposo] cunning
2. [del sagaz, listo] astuteness;
con astucia astutely
3. [trampa] ruse;
eso fue una astucia para no pagar that was just a ruse to get out of paying
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astucia
f shrewdness, astuteness
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astucia nf
1) : astuteness, shrewdness
2) : cunning, guile
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astucia n
1. (habilidad) shrewdness
la astucia de sus abogados his lawyers' shrewdness
2. (malicia) cunning
su astucia le ayudó a escapar de la policía his cunning helped him to escape from the police
3. (treta) trick
es una astucia para evitar el castigo it's a trick to avoid punishment

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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