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SMART

adjective     /smɑːt/ HR, WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT
abbreviation for Specific , Measurable , Agreed (or Achievable ), Realistic , and Time Bound (or Timed ): a phrase to say that the aims of a company , employee , etc. should be stated in relation to these things: You need to ensure that all your objectives are SMART.
(Definition of SMART adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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