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  • 161 well-off — {adj. phr.} 1. Rich. * /They may not be millionaires, but they are sufficiently well off./ 2. In good condition; free of problems or difficulties./ * /He is pleased that his business is well off./ …

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  • 162 Well control — is the management of the dangerous effects of unexpected high pressures on the surface equipment of drilling rigs searching for oil and/or gas. Some type of drilling fluid is generally used to aid in well control. Failure to manage and control… …

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  • 163 Well (play) — Well is a play about illness written by and starring Lisa Kron. Well made its world premier at the Joseph Papp Public Theater in New York City in 2004. The play was directed by Leigh Silverman and also starred Jayne Houdyshell as Lisa s mother,… …

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  • 164 Well, Did You Evah! — is a song written by Cole Porter for his 1939 musical Du Barry Was a Lady , where it was introduced by Betty Grable and Charles Walters [http://www.ibdb.com/production.asp?ID=1024 ibdb.com article on Du Barry Was a Lady ] .It was also performed… …

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  • 165 well-being — noun uncount the satisfactory state that someone or something should be in, that involves such things as being happy, healthy, and safe, and having enough money: Laughter is taken as a sign of well being. economic/physical/emotional/social well… …

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  • 166 well´-to-do´ness — well to do «WEHL tuh DOO», adjective, noun. –adj. having enough money to live well; prosperous: »A well to do widow bought the big corner house. –n. the well to do, well to do persons: »No government is interested in putting up low rent housing… …

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  • 167 well-heeled — {adj.}, {slang} Wealthy; having plenty of money. * /Bob s father, who is well heeled, gave him a sports car./ Compare: IN CLOVER, ON EASY STREET …

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  • 168 well-heeled — {adj.}, {slang} Wealthy; having plenty of money. * /Bob s father, who is well heeled, gave him a sports car./ Compare: IN CLOVER, ON EASY STREET …

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  • 169 Well-spoken — Well spo ken, a. [Well + speak.] [1913 Webster] 1. Speaking well; speaking with fitness or grace; speaking kindly. A knight well spoken. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Spoken with propriety; as, well spoken words. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 170 Well dressing — is a custom practised in rural England in which wells, springs or other water sources are decorated with designs created from flower petals. The custom is most closely associated with Derbyshire and the Peak District of the English Midlands,… …

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  • 171 well-managed — UK US adjective (also well run) ► used to describe a business, economy, etc. that is controlled in a way that produces good results: »The fund is well managed and consistent in performance. a well managed business/company/organization » They… …

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  • 172 well-known — adj comparative better known superlative best known known by a lot of people it is well known (that) ▪ It s a well known fact that smoking can cause lung cancer. ▪ This is probably their best known song. ▪ a well known TV presenter well known for …

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  • 173 well-off — adj comparative better off superlative best off 1.) having a lot of money, or enough money to have a good standard of living ≠ ↑badly off ▪ children from well off families ▪ Many pensioners are less well off (=have less money) than they used to… …

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  • 174 well-rounded — adj 1.) a well rounded person has a range of interests and skills and a variety of experience ▪ well rounded graduates 2.) well rounded education or experience of life is complete and varied ▪ She has a well rounded background in management. 3.)… …

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  • 175 well-endowed — well en|dowed [ ,wel ın daud ] adjective 1. ) VERY INFORMAL a well endowed woman has large breasts, and a well endowed man has large sexual organs: It was a not too subtle photograph of an extremely well endowed lady. 2. ) having a lot of… …

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  • 176 well-grounded — adjective 1. ) a well grounded person has studied and read a lot about a particular subject: well grounded in: She s very well grounded in French literature. 2. ) a well grounded argument is based on facts or good reasons: WELL FOUNDED …

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  • 177 well-informed — well in formed adjective 1. ) a well informed person knows a lot about a subject or a situation: The press doesn t seem to be very well informed. well informed about/on: The sales staff are well informed about all of the different computers. 2. ) …

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  • 178 well-known — adjective ** known by many people or by the people involved in a particular situation: It s a well known fact that he shares business interests with them. well known for: Though most well known for her TV work, she s accepted a role in the movie …

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  • 179 Well Park Residence — (Chittagong,Бангладеш) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: Road # 1, Plot # 2, O.R …

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  • 180 well-reg|u|lat|ed — «WEHL REHG yuh LAY tihd», adjective. 1. regulated well; kept in due order; well ordered: »a well regulated household, mind, or life. Social virtues not to be disregarded in any well regulated community (Harriet Beecher Stowe). 2. being what a… …

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