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acute

1. Maths
a. (of an angle) less than 90°
b. (of a triangle) having all its interior angles less than 90°
2. of a disease
a. arising suddenly and manifesting intense severity
b. of relatively short duration
3. (of a hospital, hospital bed, or ward) intended to accommodate short-term patients with acute illnesses

acute

[ə′kyüt]
(biology)
Ending in a sharp point.
(medicine)
Referring to a disease or disorder of rapid onset, short duration, and pronounced symptoms.
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Indeed, last season, the Bradford League had to pull the plug on all their second eleven matches one weekend because of an accute shortage of officials.
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Now, as the border officially opens to free trade in the poultry industry, the differences between the two industries have become more accute following the implementation of NAFTA in other areas.
On 62 minutes Danks hit the post from an accute angle after great work by Neil Cartwright while on 82 minutes substitute Les Palmer saw an effort go narrowly wide as the home team failed to add to the scoreline.
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