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having or showing a clever awareness and resourcefulness in practical matters

careful in the use of material resources

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showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others

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The canniest of communicators, Redknapp has never tended to talk up his team's chances and raise expectations.
Singh named outgoing Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee, 73, regarded as one of India's canniest politicians, to the Finance Ministry to steer the revival of the economy which has slowed as a result of the global financial crisis.
Or chart the dispiriting progression as a Mick "Street Fighting Man" Jagger turns himself into one of the canniest businessmen who ever fronted a band?
But at pounds 13,770 it's going to test the wallets of all but the canniest boy racers.
If you go the alternate media route, one of the canniest media consultants in the country is Iris Shokoff who offers this advice:
Perhaps one of Peterson's canniest personnel coups was the hiring of Pauline R.
By its own admission, its canniest and most enlightened counsel concerns 9- to 11-year-olds and the pedagogy is calm and rational.
Perhaps the canniest non-entertainment investment Rank ever made was 40 years ago when the company bought a one-third interest in distributing Xerox products outside North and South America.
The weekly puppet show Spitting Image may poke regular fun at the Royals, but Bennett's Elizabeth II emerged as the canniest of critics, as adept at spotting fraudulent human beings (the spy Sir Anthony Blunt, her art advisor) as fraudulent works of art.
Kanin's canniest inspiration was to make the heroine of his story the mistress rather than the wife of the junkyard tycoon.
Luis Suarez and Sergio Busquets are among their canniest players in drawing fouls, with Italian REFGIANLUCA Rocchi set for a testing night at Old Trafford.
Few would argue James Milner's arrival in the summer of 2015 was one of the canniest pieces of Liverpool transfer business of recent times.
Still, even at your canniest, you're unlikely to fully understand the direction things are going or how you'll benefit, at least at the moment.
But the Sandero certainly won't leave you "Stranded at the drive-in, branded a fool," as Travolta sung in Sandy - because this is one of the canniest car buys of all.
Scores of friends and family have since taken to the popular former Queen Elizabeth High School student's Facebook profile to express their sadness at the loss of "the canniest lad you could hope to meet."