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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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Ma egli e innanzitutto acuto testimone di una crisi sociale ben piu diffusa e profonda dovuta alla trasformazione della nostra societa in societa di massa, trasformazione che avviene contemporaneamente al diffondersi dell'idea dell'individuo, del "se" come continuo "progetto riflessivo"--per usare una celebre espressione di Antony Giddens--tipica della modernita.
(9.) Michele Acuto, "Everyday International Relations: Garbage, Grand Designs and Mundane Matters," International Political Sociology 8, no.
A partir de las descripciones sobre el emplazamiento de los mojones incaicos, corroboramos lo que probablemente haya sido una politica territorial a escala imperial: la instalacion de asentamientos estatales plurifuncionales en espacios fronterizos, en zonas de transicion (buffer zones) configuradas entre centros de poder adyacentes con el fin de reorientar espacialmente (reterritorializar) las relaciones de poder (Acuto 1999; Spurling 1992:210-212).
E acuto sentimento di reciprocita e intuizione della necessita dell'incontro.
Acuto (2011) and Acuto and Rayner (2016) evaluated both the evolution of the global city concept as well as the emergence and importance of city diplomacy, particularly via multilateral networks.
Several experiments were carried out using an Artificial intelligence Camera Prototype (AiCP) installed in the Acuto test-site (central Italy) where a railway track was posed close to an unstable rock wall in an abandoned quarry.
[8] Gestione dell'attacco acuto di asma in eta pediatrica, "Linea Guida SIP, Aggiornamento 2016," 2017, https://sip.it/wp-content/ uploads/2016/09/LG-SIP-ASMA-ACUTO-Aggiornamento-2016 .pdf.
El trabajo esta elaborado a partir fundamentalmente de un antiguo registro de la cartuja de San Lorenzo de Monte Acuto de Florencia conservado en el archivo de la de Farneta.
[...] e poeta acuto, per quanto spesso eccessivamente arduo, involuto.