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wise

adjective /waiz/
having gained a great deal of knowledge from books or experience or both and able to use it well. sabio
sensible sensato, juicioso You would be wise to do as he suggests a wise decision.
wisely adverb
sabiamente, sensatamente She wisely decided not to marry him.
wisdom /ˈwizdəm/ noun
sabiduría Wisdom comes with experience.
wisdom tooth /ˈwizdəm-/ noun
(anatomy ) any one of the four back teeth cut after childhood, usually about the age of twenty. muela del juicio
wisecrack noun
a joke salida He sat at the back of the class and made wisecracks.
wise guy noun
(informal ) a person who (shows that he) thinks that he is smart, knows everything etc. sabelotodo
be wise to
to be fully aware of ser consciente de He thinks I’m going to give him some money, but I’m wise to his plan.
none the wiser
not knowing any more than before seguir sin entender, no darse cuenta, no enterarse He tried to explain the rules to me, but I’m none the wiser.
put (someone) wise
to tell, inform (someone) of the real facts. poner (a alguien) al tanto/corriente
(Definition of wise from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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