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adjective wise pronunciation in American English /waɪz/
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adjectivewise
comparativewiser
superlativewisest
  1. a wise person is able to make good choices and decisions because they have a lot of experience
    Sally is a wise and cautious woman.
    the wise old men of the village
    1. a.
      a wise action or decision is sensible and shows that you have good judgment
      Moving out of your old apartment was wise.
      Buying those shares was a wise move.
      a wise decision: You made a wise decision when you chose to study Spanish.
      wise to do something: I don’t think it’s wise to teach your children at home.

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wisely

adverb
They spent the money wisely.
She nodded wisely.

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