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"smartly" in British English

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smartlyadverb

uk   /ˈsmɑːt.li/  us   /ˈsmɑːrt-/
  • smartly adverb (STYLISH)

UK or US old-fashioned in a ​fashionable and ​slightlyformal way: Paul's always very smartly dressed.
(Definition of smartly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"smartly" in American English

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smartlyadverb

 us   /ˈsmɑrt·li/ dated
in a ​neat and ​stylish way: Sid ​dresses very smartly. Smartly also ​meansquickly: Soldiers ​marched smartly up the ​avenue.
(Definition of smartly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “smartly”
in Chinese (Simplified) 时髦的, 时髦地,风度翩翩地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 時髦的, 時髦地,風度翩翩地…
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