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wise

adjective
 
 
/waɪz/
DECISION B1 A wise decision or action shows good judgment and is the right thing to do: I think we've made a wise choice. [+ to do sth] It's always wise to see a doctor if you're worried about your health. →  Opposite unwise Wise and sensible
PERSON B1 A wise person is able to use their knowledge and experience to make good decisions and give good advice.Wise and sensible
be none the wiser informal to still not understand something after someone has tried to explain it to youUnderstanding and comprehending
wisely adverb
Translations of “wise”
in Korean 지혜로운…
in Arabic حَكيم…
in French sage, (bien) avisé…
in Turkish akıllı, makul…
in Italian saggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 明智的, 英明的, 聰明的…
in Russian разумный, мудрый…
in Polish mądry, rozsądny…
in Spanish sabio, sensato, juicioso…
in Portuguese sábio, sensato, prudente…
in German weise, klug…
in Catalan savi, assenyat…
in Japanese 賢明な, 賢い…
in Chinese (Simplified) 明智的, 英明的, 聪明的…
(Definition of wise adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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