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adjective smooth pronunciation in British English /smuːð/
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  1. 1
    completely even with no rough areas or lumps
    A baby’s skin is as smooth as silk.
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  2. 2
    a smooth ride in a vehicle does not shake or frighten you
    a smooth flight/voyage/ride
    1. a.
      a smooth movement is easy and well controlled
      With a smooth swing, he hit the ball.
  3. 3
    a smooth drink or flavour is not too strong or bitter, and tastes good
    a smooth whisky
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  4. 4
    causing no difficulty, problems, or delays
    a smooth process/business
    We are changing systems, but we expect a smooth transition.
  5. 5
    showing disapproval relaxed and confident in a way that usually persuades people to do things. This word shows that you do not trust people like this
    Steven’s a bit too smooth for my liking.
    a smooth operator (=someone you cannot trust)
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the buying and selling of human organs

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