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Sentences with the noun Acumen

2 examples:

A poor third season raises questions about Netflix's acumen.
(USA Today - Money, )

If he left the club tomorrow, rivals wishing to utilise his business acumen would stretch down the street.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )


1 example:

If the World Cup were a contest of energy efficiency instead of soccer acumen, which country would win?
(CNBC, )

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26 examples:

She is a lady of business acumen.

The Ryan twins are best known for their defensive acumen.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Very few people can boast his media resume and his investment acumen.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

They typically have domain expertise, operational experience and strong business acumen.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Bernard King wouldn't have made the Hall of Fame without resiliency — and scoring acumen.
(USA Today - NBA, )

Experts argue that it’s more important to have a great plan, and personal business acumen.
(Forbes - Business, )

Large pharmaceutical companies like Pfizer and Merck are often celebrated for their marketing acumen.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Even without taking credit for Gould’s transfer acumen his time in south London remains the highlight on his c.v.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Taking a product from concept to completion requires tenacity, a (measured) appetite for risk, and true business acumen.
(Forbes - Business, )

He snagged the home back in 2003 for $3.675 million, so we’re thinking his real estate acumen is likely just as advanced as his culinary prowess.
(Forbes - Business, )

That and I haven't found one that I think could handle me, has the attitude I want and the business, social, and financial acumen I want in a mentor.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Orb Energy, an Acumen Fund portfolio company, is transforming emerging market economies from fossil-fuel dependence to self-reliant on clean solar energy.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The new movie “Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon” reveals how Alice Cooper’s manager, Shep Gordon, successfully combined business acumen with compassion.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Among our greatest achievements as humans, some might say, is our cumulative technological culture -- the tool-using acumen that is passed from one generation to the next.
(Science Daily - News, )

Those wishing to prove themselves as "doers" must not only be hands-on and demonstrate proactive behavior but also have social acumen and a feel for favorable opportunities.
(Science Daily - News, )

Blessed with the nimble fingers and dexterity of a conjuror, and the musical acumen of a jazz improviser, Jack Bruce was probably the greatest bass player of the 20th century.
(The Independent - People, )

But while Wim Pijbes may abhor the artworks, he has a begrudging respect for the business acumen of the master forger who fooled Europe’s high society in the early 20th century.
(The Independent - World News, )

The world’s wealthiest working actress is a former kindergarten teacher with such keen investing acumen that she’s been nicknamed "China's show-business Buffett" by her country’s media.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The sequel to Guo Jingming’s hit adaptation of his own series of his romantic, rite-of-passage novels tracks its four protagonists’ boy problems and business acumen as they graduate from university.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

It appears George Groves' boxing acumen doesn't just stretch to inside the ring after he won £1000 for correctly betting that Badou Jack would beat Anthony Dirrell on points in their middleweight bout.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Ever since Starbucks had the business acumen to make free WiFi as defining to its brand as "grande frappucinos," workers have delighted in leaving their offices in favor of brighter, more caffeinated workspaces.
(CNN - World Business, )

When The Grateful Dead bowed out in a haze of hyped nostalgia earlier this week, many rightfully wondered who would be the heir to the band’s counterculture vision, unhinged musical ambition and business acumen.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

But even the sage of Omaha and the co-founder of Microsoft have rarely invested with as much acumen as Son displayed when he pumped $20 million from his company into a fledgling Chinese Internet venture 14 years ago.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Terrorist group ISIS has combined brutality with social media acumen to become one of the most feared and reviled organizations on earth in recent months, publicly releasing videos of beheadings of American and British hostages in addition to broadcasting other unspeakable acts of violence.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Brothers Andy (Myles Pollard) and Jimmy (Xavier Samuel) personify that split in that older, responsible Andy wants to turn their love of surfing and board acumen into a gear business, while scruffy, pleasure-seeking Jimmy — talented enough to go pro — falls under the mystic-spouting, drug-fueled lifestyle of roaming hippie JB (a bearded, flinty-eyed Sam Worthington).
(Robert Abele in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

In the area of pure engineering acumen, Myron S. Falk was most likely the expert at the table that day in early April, 1941 when many of the great and powerful figures of Franklin Roosevelt's 4th term were gathered together to discuss the enormous challenges of the coming world war and the apparently still closely kept secret plans to defeat two ruthless dictatorships in the war.
(Forbes - Business, )

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