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What does keen mean?

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Answered 2009-06-21 20:53:34

Keen can have several meaning depending on its place in language, is can mean 'sharp and having a fine cutting edge', or highly developed, or eager or zealous, it can mean sever or acute (as in a keen or acute sense of hearing), it can also mean closely contested or strong. Also 'to be keen on' can mean to have a strong affection for.

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