I'm not a native speaker of English. I wish to know what the word savvy means in this context:
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Savvy in this context refers to someone who has some practical knowledge of networks. See for instance this definition.
I personally really like this word, and it has been my experience that computer techs use it a lot behind the scenes to describe whether or not a user can receive instruction. For instance,
Is he computer-savvy or am I going to have to go down there and turn on his computer myself?
Also used to query for depth of knowledge
How network-savvy is she? Do you think she would know how to
'X-savvy' means well-versed in the intricacies of X, or knows a lot about X.
It can be used stand-alone, as in "That person is very savvy about political conspiracies"
It comes from the French 'savoir' - to know how.
It can also be used as a verb 'Do you savvy?' of 'Savvy?' meaning 'Do you understand?' (it sounds very 'Pirates of the Caribbean')