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the smart moneynoun [S]

uk   /ˈsmɑːt ˌmʌn.i/  us   /ˈsmɑːrt ˌmʌn.i/
money that is invested (= given to companies hoping to get more back) by experienced investors who know a lot about what they are doing: The smart money is coming back into mortgages as the best investment now.
(Definition of the smart money from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the smart money" in Business English

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the smart moneynoun [S]

uk   us  
FINANCE money invested by people who take the right decisions to make a profit: The smart money moved out of the property market last year.
the smart money is on sth
a phrase used to say that something will probably happen: The smart money is on James for the new Director Finance post. The smart money is on the country remaining outside the Eurozone for the next decade.
(Definition of the smart money from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the smart money”
in Chinese (Simplified) 老手投资的钱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 老手投資的錢…
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