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adjective British English pronunciation: wise /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 flat 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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