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savvy

To understand or comprehend something. She didn't understand much about the human condition, but people's abject devotion to the pursuit of money and power—that she savvied. I intend to break into the bank and take back what's mine. Savvy?

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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A cracking little car for school pickups and shopping, the Savvy is good looking, economic to run and comfortable - shame about the stiff gearshift though.
He thanked Mohammad Naveed Senior Vice President ICCI for gracing the occasion as the Chief Guest along with his team and hoped that ICCI members would continue to visit the Savvy School to give lectures on entrepreneurship and share their experience with the students.
"It's an honor to be surrounded by professionals who are committed to advocating for women's financial empowerment," said Stacy Francis, CEO of Francis Financial and Founder of Savvy Ladies.
Savvy is something that can be developed over time.
Payment Savvy LLC has launched its new open API, which allows for integration for any software in the industry, including medical, billing, auto finance, collections, utility, telecom and others, the company said.
As a spokesperson for Payment Savvy noted, the new convenience fee payment processing was designed with utility and telecom companies in mind.
Critique: Simply stated, "The Savvy Music Teacher: Blueprint for Maximizing Income & Impact" is an information packed, thoroughly 'reader friendly', and essential instructional guide for independent music teachers of all levels, as well as those who are employed by established studios, as well as the music performance graduates who so often become studio teachers.
PROTON'S Savvy is a citycar with its own distinct character.
Shoppers are now using four different grocery shops on average each month and more of them are visiting two or more stores on the same trip, as savvy shopping tactics have become the norm.
In the years since Savvy Aircraft Maintenance Management (SAMM) (January 2009 Aviation Consumer) brought managed aircraft maintenance from the turbine to the owner-flown piston world, the company's practice of analyzing the engine monitor data of its clients has resulted in the collection of a massive database.
Families are invited to enter by completing an online questionnaire on the Nectar Savvy Family website (www.nectar.com/savvy).Up to eight families will be picked to showcase their money-saving know-how, with their tips shared via social media and blogs hosted on nectar.com/savvy.
"The Savvy Salesperson" is a sales guide that advocates practical wisdom and advice for improving one's marketing skills and building the momentum of sales and keeping it rolling and the company growing, dealing with more effective business practices.
Through glancing at visual displays featuring historical analyses and projections, the savvy manager can tweak his buildings to achieve maximum efficiency, while keeping his buildings safe and in compliance with benchmarking requirements.
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SAVVY AUNTIE: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE FOR COOL AUNTS, GREAT-AUNTS, GODMOTHERS, AND ALL WOMEN WHO LOVE KIDS covers all kinds of topics and tips for aunts, from how to develop quality playtime with a niece or nephew to supporting a new mother and understanding the influential roles aunts have on a child's life.