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English definition of “worldly-wise”

worldly-wise

adjective     /ˌwɜːld.liˈwaɪz/ US  /ˌwɝːld-/
experienced in the ways in which people behave and able to deal with most situations: Tyler is remarkably worldly-wise for such a young girl.Experienced
(Definition of worldly-wise adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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