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adjective smart pronunciation in American English /smɑrt/
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  1. 1

    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.

  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

    get smart with someone:

    Don’t get smart with me!

  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.

    1. a.
      used about someone’s clothes

      a smart blue suit

  4. 5
    mainly British connected with rich fashionable people
    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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 smart pronunciation in American English adverb


noun [uncountable]

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