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English definition of “smartly”

smartly

adverb uk   /ˈsmɑːt.li/ us    /ˈsmɑːrt-/

smartly adverb (STYLISH)

UK or US old-fashioned in a fashionable and slightly formal way: Paul's always very smartly dressed.Modern and fashionableFashionModern and fashionable

smartly adverb (QUICK)

quickly or forcefully: The good economic news caused share prices to rise smartly this afternoon.Strong-willedFast and rapidShort in time
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