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"savvy" in British English

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(Definition of savvy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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savvynoun [U]

 us   /ˈsæv·i/ infml
practical knowledge and ability: She has a lot of marketing savvy.
adjective  us   /ˈsæv·i/
infml He’s a politically savvy guy.
(Definition of savvy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"savvy" in Business English

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savvynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈsævi/ informal
practical knowledge and ability: He showed experience and savvy. business/media/marketing savvy


uk   us   /ˈsævi/ informal
used to describe someone with practical knowledge and ability: savvy investors/businessmen/consumers commercially/politically/technologically savvyget/become savvy Repair facilities are going to get savvy and start checking out their customers a little more.
(Definition of savvy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “savvy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 实际知识和能力…
in Turkish pratik bilgi ve kabiliyet…
in Russian смекалка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 常識, 知識, 能力…
in Polish zmysł…
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“savvy” in British English

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