well-informed

[ wel-in-fawrmd ]
/ ˈwɛl ɪnˈfɔrmd /

adjective

having extensive knowledge, as in one particular subject or in a variety of subjects.

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Origin of well-informed

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50
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British Dictionary definitions for well-informed

well-informed

adjective (well informed when postpositive)

having knowledge about a great variety of subjectshe seems to be a well-informed person
possessing reliable information on a particular subject
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