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smarts

slang Intelligence, wits, or perspicacity. Only I have the smarts to make this company a success! Without me, this place would have closed down years ago! She's got smarts in spades, but she lacks the ambition to really make a name for herself.
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smarts

n. intelligence. I got the smarts to do the job. All I need is someone to trust me.
See also: smart
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Because we really do have a responsibility to ensure that those deep smarts that are essential to our organization are not lost." In automotive, plenty of those smarts have already walked out the door.
Despite its compact dimensions, there is space for all the safety features typical to Smart.
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Smart spokeswoman Debbie Hull said: "We are really excited about the Forfour.
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Smart structures have many potential applications, but almost all of them involve controlling undesirable vibrations of various sizes, from annoying sound waves to building sway.
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One of the conditions of being one of these integrated suppliers is that they can only supply the SMART plant--they cannot supply any other plant.