informed


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in·formed

 (ĭn-fôrmd′)
adj.
1. Possessing, displaying, or based on reliable information: informed sources; an informed opinion.
2. Knowledgeable; educated: the informed consumer.
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informed

(ɪnˈfɔːmd)
adj
1. having much knowledge or education; learned or cultured
2. based on information: an informed judgment.
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in•formed

(ɪnˈfɔrmd)

adj.
having or prepared with information or knowledge; educated.
[1540–50]
in•form′ed•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.informed - having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer"
educated - possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
enlightened - having knowledge and spiritual insight
sophisticated - having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire; "sophisticated young socialites"; "a sophisticated audience"; "a sophisticated lifestyle"; "a sophisticated book"
uninformed - not informed; lacking in knowledge or information; "the uninformed public"
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informed

adjective knowledgeable, up to date, enlightened, learned, primed, posted, expert, briefed, familiar, versed, acquainted, in the picture, plugged-in (slang), up, abreast, in the know (informal), erudite, well-read, conversant, au fait (French), in the loop, genned up (Brit. informal), au courant (French), keeping your finger on the pulse the importance of keeping the public properly informed
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informed

adjective
1. Provided with information; made aware:
2. Having an education:
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Translations

informed

[ɪnˈfɔːmd] ADJ [person] → bien informado; [debate] → llevado a cabo con conocimiento de causa
to give (one's) informed consent (to sth) (Med) → dar el consentimiento (para algo) con total conocimiento de causa
an informed guessuna conjetura bien fundamentada
informed opinion is thatla opinión de los que saben del tema es que ...
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informed

[ɪnˈfɔːrmd] adj
[person, source] → bien informé(e)
the importance of keeping the public properly informed → l'importance de maintenir l'opinion publique suffisamment bien informée
to be well informed → être bien informé(e)
to be poorly informed → être mal informé(e)
Men are very poorly informed about important aspects of their health → Les hommes sont très mal informés de certains aspects importants de leur santé.
to keep sb informed → tenir qn informé(e)
The president is being kept informed → Le président est tenu informé.
to keep sb informed about sth, to keep sb informed of sth → tenir qn informé(e) sur qch
We will keep them informed of any decision → Nous les tiendrons informés de toute décision.
[debate, discussion] → informé(e)
to make an informed choice → choisir en toute connaissance de cause, faire un choix en toute connaissance de cause
Consumers can now make a more informed choice about what they buy → Les consommateurs sont aujourd'hui plus à même de faire des choix en toute connaissance de cause sur ce qu'ils achètent.
to make an informed decision about sth → décider en toute connaissance de cause de qch, prendre une décision en toute connaissance de cause sur qch
She needs to know the true situation to make an informed decision about how she is going to cope → Elle a besoin de connaître la situation véritable afin de décider, en toute connaissance de cause, de la manière dont elle y fera face.
an informed guess → une hypothèse sérieuse
An informed guess at his personal wealth was 1.25 billion
BUT Dans les milieux bien informés, on estimait sa fortune personnelle à 1,25 milliard de dollars.Selon une hypothèse sérieuse, sa fortune personnelle s'élèverait à 1,25 milliard de dollars.
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informed

adj (= having information) observer, sourceinformiert, (gut) unterrichtet; guess, choicefundiert; (= educated)gebildet
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informed

[ɪnˈfɔːmd] adj (observer) → (ben) informato/a
an informed guess → un'ipotesi f fondata
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References in classic literature ?
To compleat such unparalelled Barbarity we were informed that an Execution in the House would shortly take place.
"My sister was her husband's only attendant throughout his illness," the Baron informed us.
Everybody was very desirous of seconding the zeal of our fathers, and of sending them the assistance they requested; to which we were the more encouraged, because the emperor's letters informed our provincial that we might easily enter his dominions by the way of Dancala, but unhappily, the secretary wrote Zeila for Dancala, which cost two of our fathers their lives.
"He was informed of it by a letter, written to him by the abductor himself."
The French did not need to be informed of the fact that half the prisoners- with whom the Russians did not know what to do- perished of cold and hunger despite their captors' desire to save them; they felt that it could not be otherwise.
About a week or ten days after Miss Verinder had left us, one of my clerks entered the private room at my office, with a card in his hand, and informed me that a gentleman was below, who wanted to speak to me.
This intelligence awakened solicitude on the mind of Captain Bonneville for the party of hunters whom he had sent to that neighborhood; and the Nez Perces, when informed of the circumstances, shook their heads, and declared their belief that the horses they had seen had been stolen from that very party.
Having travelled on for some miles in a high road, which Northerton said he was informed led to Hereford, they came at the break of day to the side of a large wood, where he suddenly stopped, and, affecting to meditate a moment with himself, expressed some apprehensions from travelling any longer in so public a way.
Greatly surprised, I asked him what he wanted (for at the moment Thedora had gone out shopping); whereupon he began to question me as to my mode of life and occupation, and then, without waiting for an answer, informed me that he was uncle to the officer of whom you have spoken; that he was very angry with his nephew for the way in which the latter had behaved, especially with regard to his slandering of me right and left; and that he, the uncle, was ready to protect me from the young spendthrift's insolence.
Palmer sauntered towards the Miss Dashwoods to express his surprise on seeing them in town, though Colonel Brandon had been first informed of their arrival at his house, and he had himself said something very droll on hearing that they were to come.
"Having now told you what he said when I first informed him that you had been his nurse--and remember, if it seem very little, that he is still too weak to speak except with difficulty--I shall purposely keep my letter back for a few days.
She has informed me that a person named Silvester, an impudent adventuress--"