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English definition of “street smarts”

street smarts

noun [plural] uk   US us  
the ability to manage or succeed in difficult or dangerous situations, especially in big towns or cities: You don't have the street smarts to last ten minutes in New York without getting ripped off.
(Definition of street smarts from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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