well-connected


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

well-connected

adj (well connected when postpositive)
having influential or important relatives or friends
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.well-connected - connected by blood or close acquaintance with people of wealth or social positionwell-connected - connected by blood or close acquaintance with people of wealth or social position; "a well-connected Edinburgh family"
connected - joined or linked together
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

well-connected

[ˌwɛlkəˈnɛktɪd] adj to be well-connectedavere amicizie influenti
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Last Friday, Lacson bared a new pork scheme being implemented in the legislative district of a 'well-connected' member of the House of Representatives.
The report laid bare the rot at the NCPB, exposing how well-connected cartels are minting billions at the expense of farmers.
The bailout money was allegedly siphoned off by well-connected depositors, while allegations emerged that funds flowed to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's campaign coffers.
Pretoria: After a top Indian diplomat was accused of "manipulation" by South Africa to obtain permission for landing of an aircraft chartered by a well-connected Indian family at a military air base, India has said there was proper "authorization" and that some wedding guests on board the plane had invitation for bilateral engagements.
Members can make connections, share ideas and information, give and seek support, access useful resources, and help to build a supportive, well-connected creative business community.
Hosono is known as having close ties with DPJ powerbroker Ichiro Ozawa, who is well-connected to Chinese political circles.
Summary: Sharing Images and Video is Simplified for TodayEoACAOs Well-Connected Consumer
The well-spoken, well-heeled comedian knew he was posh - but he wanted to find out exactly how posh and how well-connected.
The main beneficiary will be Meadow Well-Connected, which runs the Meadows Neighbourhood Centre, in North Shields.
Aidan O'Brien runs a trio of well-connected newcomers in the three-year-old maiden over 1m2f at Leopardstown.