-wise - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    speaking of, or referring to: used with many nouns, verbs, and adjectives

    It was a poor show, talent-wise (=speaking of talent).

    weather-wise (=referring to the weather)

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  2. 2
    in the direction of: used with some nouns and adjectives

    lengthwise (=from one end to another)

    cross-wise (=in a cross direction)

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