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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Prudence or the state of being clever.

Usage examples (35)
  • On balance, this canniness is an asset in a President.
  • Toughness and canniness are admirable qualities for creative work.
  • His reputation for incisiveness and canniness had to be based onsomething.
  • The real canniness of McCain's pick is in how hard this is going to be to achieve. for more
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