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verb     smarten pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlesmartening
past tensesmartened
past participlesmartened

phrasal verb

smarten up

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysmarten up
he/she/itsmartens up
present participlesmartening up
past tensesmartened up
past participlesmartened up
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    [intransitive/transitive] if you smarten up or smarten yourself up, you make yourself look tidy and clean

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a hatred of certain sounds, such as sniffling, mouth noises, breathing or lip smacking

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