well-disposed


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well-dis·posed

(wĕl′dĭ-spōzd′)
adj.
Disposed to be kindly, friendly, or sympathetic.

well-disposed

adj (well disposed when postpositive)
inclined to be sympathetic, kindly, or friendly: he was never well disposed towards her relatives.

well′-disposed′



adj.
1. feeling favorable, sympathetic, or kind: well-disposed toward our plan.
2. of pleasant disposition.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.well-disposed - inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile; "a government friendly to our interests"; "an amicable agreement"
amicable - characterized by friendship and good will
Translations

well-disposed

[ˌweldɪsˈpəʊzd] ADJbien dispuesto (to, towards hacia)

well-disposed

[ˌwɛldɪˈspəʊzd] adj well-disposed to(wards)bendisposto/a verso
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