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savvy

noun

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knowledge gained by actually doing or living through something
  • she's an excellent scholar of political science, but lacks the kind of savvy needed to run for public office

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savvy

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of savvy (Entry 2 of 3)

savvy

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of savvy (Entry 3 of 3)

to have a clear idea of
  • the man growled, "Don't ever date my daughter again—you savvy?"

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“Savvy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/savvy. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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