well-chosen


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well-chosen

adj
(well chosen when postpositive) carefully selected to produce a desired effect; apt: a few well-chosen words may be more effective than a long speech.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.well-chosen - well expressed and to the point; "a happy turn of phrase"; "a few well-chosen words"
felicitous - exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style; "a felicitous speaker"
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Translations

well-chosen

[ˌwelˈtʃəʊzn] ADJ [remark, words] → acertado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

well-chosen

[ˌwɛlˈtʃəʊzn] adj (remarks, words) → ben scelto/a, appropriato/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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