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English definition of “smart”


verb [I]     /smɑːt/ US  /smɑːrt/
to hurt with a sharp pain : My eyes were smarting from the onions .Pain and painful to feel upset and angry because of failure or criticism : The police are still smarting from their failure to prevent the robbery .Feeling sad and unhappy
(Definition of smart verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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