Definition of smart money in English:

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[mass noun]
1Money bet or invested by people with expert knowledge: the smart money in entertainment is invested in copyright
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  • The thing about what you were talking about, Carrie, I think is very apt, because the stocks had a huge year actually, last year, and a big year up to the hurricanes and then smart money, the hot money sold out.
  • But Web-based start-ups thrive not on easy money but on smart money.
  • Former England defender Stuart Pearce and Wigan's manager Paul Jewell are two names where smart money is being invested at the moment.
1.1Knowledgeable people collectively: the smart money in music programming is abandoning pop
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  • This is where the smart money goes for gentle breaks savoured over sublime afternoon latte and delicate cakes.
  • They're hushing it up, but the smart money is on Hogan's ribs being broken.
  • So the smart money is on The Sun, which is suffering an unaccustomed bout of indecision as to whom to support.

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