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Definition of smarten verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

smarten

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈsmɑːtn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsmɑːrtn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they smarten
BrE BrE//ˈsmɑːtn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsmɑːrtn//
 
he / she / it smartens
BrE BrE//ˈsmɑːtnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsmɑːrtnz//
 
past simple smartened
BrE BrE//ˈsmɑːtnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsmɑːrtnd//
 
past participle smartened
BrE BrE//ˈsmɑːtnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsmɑːrtnd//
 
-ing form smartening
BrE BrE//ˈsmɑːtnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsmɑːrtnɪŋ//
 
 
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Phrasal Verbssmarten up somebody
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