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[wel-in-fawrmd] /ˈwɛl ɪnˈfɔrmd/
having extensive knowledge, as in one particular subject or in a variety of subjects.
Origin of well-informed
late Middle English
late Middle English word dating back to 1400-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The average number of children desired by the well-informed woman was four.

    Herself E. B. Lowry
  • Therefore many more of them will be well-informed than sagacious.

    This Simian World Clarence Day
  • well-informed people whose sons were at the front knew the seriousness of the whole business.

  • She seems to be a well-informed woman, with pleasant manners.

  • George thought the Prince very clever and well-informed at Windsor; and his character always comes out honest.

    Miss Eden's Letters Emily Eden
British Dictionary definitions for well-informed


adjective (well informed when postpositive)
having knowledge about a great variety of subjects: he seems to be a well-informed person
possessing reliable information on a particular subject
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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