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savvy

(ˈsævi)
1. tv. & in. to understand (someone or something). (Adapted from Spanish sabe, he knows.) Do you savvy?
2. n. knowledge; know-how. I don’t have the savvy necessary to do the job.
3. mod. knowledgeable. He is one of the most savvy directors in New York.
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Kirsty Gallacher, TV presenter and busy mum, commented: "Reward cards are a great way to get savvier with your spending, as they enable you to get more from the purchases you make.
As patients have become savvier and more willing to challenge doctors, physicians have become increasingly reluctant to deal with uncooperative patients, Arthur Caplan, a bioethics professor at the University of Pennsylvania told the Wall Street Journal.
His career is beginning to stale, and he really needs to do something that makes big headlines to regain his worth as a villain, all the while competing with a much younger, savvier villain.
That is, savvier pricing of your products and services.
But the bottom line is that Scott was beaten to the pole by a cannier, savvier adversary in Amundsen.
The result is a savvier buyer who is looking for good value and the best deals - and online is the place to find them.
We wanted to provide the traveller with a home base where they could find information and tools to make them smarter, savvier business travellers.
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Gulf Air CEO Mr Samer Majali said, "Air travel these days has become savvier and passengers, particularly premium travelers, have become more discerning.
BRITONS are becoming savvier with their credit cards as they focus on repaying debts.
He said: "It's good news that so many people are being savvier with their money - taking a leaf out of days gone by and adapting their lifestyle to make the most of their money.
In this day and age, fans are getting savvier and demand more for their entertainment time, so you have to be giving them more.
There are still companies wrongly touting their high rise on the beach or Galapagos cruise as a green getaway, but savvier travelers have meant smaller, more intimate trip options--ones that leave a light footprint and bring you right into the heart of the world's most treasured places.
Over the past 18 months we have seen a new shopper in stores--smarter, savvier and more equipped to buy what is right for them," Lempert says.