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adjective smart pronunciation in American English /smɑrt/
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adjectivesmart
comparativesmarter
superlativesmartest
  1. 1
    intelligent
    Sophie is a smart hard-working student.
    If you were smart, you’d buy now before prices go up.
    They’re smart enough to ask all the right questions.
    1. a.
      done with intelligence or careful thought
      Starting a pension scheme now would be a smart move.
      a smart question
  2. 2
    speaking or behaving in a clever or funny way that shows a lack of respect
    boys who are punished for being smart in class
    a smart answer/attitude
    get smart with someone: Don’t get smart with me!
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  3. 4
    mainly British clean and neat in appearance and dressed in nice fashionable clothes, especially in a slightly formal way
    Sandy’s looking very smart today.
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    1. a.
      used about someones clothes
      a smart blue suit
  4. 5
    mainly British connected with rich fashionable people
    We spent a few hours on Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills’ smartest shopping district.
    the smart set (=fashionable people): a restaurant popular with the smart set
  5. 6
    a smart movement is quick and full of force or energy
    a smart rap on the knuckles

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smartly

 smart pronunciation in American English adverb
a smartly dressed young man
Profits are rising smartly under new management.

smartness

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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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