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smart

  
      adj  
   (=appearance, dress)   élégant (e)     
→ He was dressed in his smartest suit.        
→ The boys were very smart in their school uniforms.        
to look smart, to wear smart clothes      être élégant (e)     
→ You need to look smart for your interview.        
They wore smart clothes.      Ils étaient élégants.  
   (=expensive, classy)   chic    inv     
→ ... the smart areas of town, where the diplomats have their houses.        
the smart set      le beau monde  
     (mainly US)   (=clever)  
[idea, person]  
intelligent (e)     
→ She's one of the smartest students in the whole school.        
a smart idea      une idée astucieuse  
   (=quick)   vif (vive)     
→ ... walking along at a smart pace.        
      vi  
   (=sting)   faire mal, brûler  
My eyes are smarting.      J'ai les yeux qui me brûlent.  
→ His eyes were smarting from the smoke of the fire.        
   (=feel bad)  
They are still smarting over their defeat.      Ils n'ont toujours pas digéré leur défaite.  


smart alec   , smart aleck  
*  
      n   petit (e)   prétentieux (-euse)      m/f   *  , monsieur (madame)      m/f   je-sais-tout *     
→ You'll end up no more than a smart alec and you're well down that road already.        
smart arse   ,   (British)   smart ass     (US)  
      n  
*   péteux (-euse)      m/f   *     
→ Nobody likes a smart arse.        
smart bomb  
      n   bombe    f   intelligente  
smart card  
      n   carte    f   à puce  
street smart  
      adj     (US)  
*   débrouillard (e)  , aguerri (e)   aux mœurs de la rue  
→ He is street smart and is not afraid of this neighborhood.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
adj.
1) chic, 2) intelligent
v.
faire mal
n.
bombe intelligente
n.
réserve d'argent
n.
modem intelligent
[Comp.]
n.
je-sais-tout ; prétentieux ; petit malin ; fier
exp.
le beau monde
exp.
une idée astucieuse
n.
carte à mémoire simple
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'smart' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
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smart card
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smart bomb
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smart game
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smart shoe
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smart card
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