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well-rounded

[ wel-roun-did ]
/ ˈwɛlˈraʊn dɪd /
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adjective
having desirably varied abilities or attainments.
desirably varied: a well-rounded curriculum.
fully developed; well-balanced.
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Origin of well-rounded

First recorded in 1870–75
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British Dictionary definitions for well-rounded

well-rounded

adjective (well rounded when postpositive)
rounded in shape or well developeda well-rounded figure
full, varied, and satisfyinga well-rounded life
well planned and balanceda well-rounded programme
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