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actuary

Short Definition : someone who advises insurance companies

Definition
(noun) someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
Synonyms : statistician

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for actuary

How we find out the ACTUAL value...by calculations...henceACTUARY is a person who does calculations and deals with a lot of numerical data.....
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by nileshdive

Actuary sounds like 'Treasury'. So in order to maintain treasury one needs expert in calculation and statistics. As simple as it sounds
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by Nagakishore

factorial = actuarial=calculations...... actuary = the person who does this statistical calculations....
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by vivekimmortal

The actuary predicts what will actually happen.
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by Emwhiteman

actuary actual, serious who deals with insurance companies
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by it's_me

actuary sounds like sanctuary... imagine an insurance company agent in a sanctuary insuring all the birrds
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by abercrombie

actuary sounds similar to fractuary
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by priyavanjeri

advice in act to hurry investing which plan in insurance company.
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by sansecretcp

actuate

Short Definition : motivate; activate; cause to act

Definition
(verb) put in motion or move to act
Example Sentence
  • trigger a reaction
  • actuate the circuits

Definition
(verb) give an incentive for action
Synonyms : incite , motivate , move , prompt , propel
Example Sentence
  • This moved me to sacrifice my career

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for actuate

The senior actor, performed and motivated his junior actor. act - to - motivate,,thus gives ,,cause to act and motivate as synonym.
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by gatz_funky

actuate.. sounds like activate..we need motivation (or some incentives) to activate our thinkings..
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by angel

sounds like accurate and when you presented ACCURATE sales figure to the BOARD,they motivated (gave incentives to) you for your honest work
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by preetisoni2411

actu + ate = moti(hindi for fat) + wait
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by friendofafriend

actuATE- motivATE
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by italyazzurre44

i ATE ACT 2(actu) popcorn which activated me
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by shobhit

motors are also called as 'actuators'. Hence actuate means to perform an action.
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by pankajkhatkar

act - u - ate to motivate the child to eat food (motivate)
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by supal

actuate: act+uate..move to act...
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by preetisoni2411

way actually u ate made me motivate to eat less
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by sansecretcp

acuity

Short Definition : sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)

Definition
(noun) sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart)
Definition
(noun) a quick and penetrating intelligence
Synonyms : acuteness , keenness , sharpness
Example Sentence
  • he argued with great acuteness
  • I admired the keenness of his mind

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acuity

a-CUIty,CUI seems like SUI{needle} in hindi,sui is sharp and penetrating...INTELLIGENT people are such-SHARP QUICK & PENETRATING
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by dhruv

acuity....sounds like acute-means intelligent and quick and intelligence is nothing but sharpness of mind.
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by preetisoni2411

acuity .. when u tell it , it kinda sounds like ACUTE and hence the meaning
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by seshadri

acuity ~ a +cute; just imagine a cute girl you met in train who only have external beauty but doesn't have sharpness of mind.
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by gatz_funky

Everyone at party was impressed by her cuteness (look) as well as acuteness (brain).
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by Administrator

ACUITY= sounds like accuracy which menas sharpness.
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by sandysuhy

acuity: a+cute: (cute) beautiful girls are often said as dumb,so they lack SHARPNESS in mind and senses
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by nikhilparasher

equity, we have to sharp in mind,hear,sight in investing wright one.
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by sansecretcp

acumen

Short Definition : mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen

Definition
(noun) a tapering point
Definition
(noun) shrewdness shown by keen insight
Synonyms : insightfulness

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acumen

acumen sounds like IQ-men.. men with high IQ have ability to judge quickly (has keen insight).
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by rohit gupta

ACUTE+MIND...acute means sharp
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by nileshdive

acumen sounds like "IQ-man" or "a quick man" which grasps quickly
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by Donskoy

acu+men its sounding like active men. Active men have an ability to think and judge quickly
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by kiran

acute of men-->ability to understand and judge any men quickly Ex:Business ACUMEN
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by neevanramuk

Acumen could be seen as ACCURATE - MEN
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by itspossible

think acute man, acute meaning ability to think with focus
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by Yank

A-CUrious-MEN : curious men are always keen about everything going around
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by nishants.nda

acute

Short Definition : (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain

Definition
(noun) a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
Synonyms : acute accent , ague

Definition
(adj) having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course
Example Sentence
  • acute appendicitis
  • the acute phase of the illness
  • acute patients

Definition
(adj) extremely sharp or intense
Synonyms : intense
Example Sentence
  • acute pain
  • felt acute annoyance
  • intense itching and burning

Definition
(adj) having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
Example Sentence
  • an acute observer of politics and politicians
  • incisive comments
  • icy knifelike reasoning
  • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
  • penetrating insight
  • frequent penetrative observations

Definition
(adj) of an angle; less than 90 degrees
Definition
(adj) ending in a sharp point
Synonyms : acuate , needlelike , sharp

Definition
(adj) of critical importance and consequence
Example Sentence
  • an acute (or critical) lack of research funds

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acute

A CUTE girl, we'll "quickly perceive" a cute one..."keen" to know about her..since we'll only see her for a short time in the crowd, the impact will be "brief and severe"...these are the 3 meanings...
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by Thisisnotme

acute angle is angle less than 90 degree...so angles with small measurement will have SHARP vertex...
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by nehaMD

accent=accenture=tiger woods= sharp=perfection
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by jay_gandhi

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by jay_gandhi

< 90 degree ~ cute && a + cut(e) --> sharp
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by duongtu

AIDS is an acute infectious disease. So acute means severe.
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by pankajkhatkar

acu means shapness as we studies in ACUmes: sharpness in mind and ACUity: sharpness
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by nikhilparasher

remember Tip op pin which is too sharp....
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by yadnesh88

adage

Short Definition : wise saying; proverb

Definition
(noun) a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
Synonyms : byword , proverb , saw

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for adage

ad+age generally old ppl tell us all th proverbs n all ..
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by ravikishore_anchala

Adage ~ add+age = when a person is adding in age (increase in age, old people) .. old people generally use lots of adage in their conversation.
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by puram kranthi

Adage ,, Ad-in telugu it sounds like ada(girl) ,, age- age "" in telugu we have one 'PROVERB' that ada valla age mogavalla salary adaga kudadhu""
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by AHR

ad(ADD) age --- added age ppl say proverbs
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by ponsakthi

M: add+ age =old, old people say wise things
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by nikhilparasher

ad + age, an old-AGE advertisement(AD), showcasing the old sayings.
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by vishal733

ad+age generally old ppl gain wisdom so..
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by ravikishore_anchala

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by ravikishore_anchala

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by ravikishore_anchala

adage is a+dage.dage is rhyming sage. sage is a wise person who tells wise things
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by afr

AADHI AGE nikal gayi but ye adage aaj bhi utna hi sahi hai jitna pehle tha
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by modianubhav

age adds will say proverb
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by sansecretcp

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