well-earned


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well-earned

adj (well earned when postpositive)
fully deserved: a well-earned rest.
Translations

well-earned

[ˌwelˈɜːnd] ADJmerecido

well-earned

[ˌwɛlˈɜːnd] adj (rest) → meritato/a

well2

(wel) comparative better (ˈbetə) : superlative best (best) adjective
1. healthy. I don't feel very / at all well; She doesn't look very well; She's been ill but she's quite well now.
2. in a satisfactory state or condition. All is well now.
adverb
1. in a good, correct, successful, suitable etc way. He's done well to become a millionaire at thirty; She plays the piano well; Mother and baby are both doing well; How well did he do in the exam?
2. with good reason; with justice. You may well look ashamed – that was a cruel thing to do; You can't very well refuse to go.
3. with approval or praise. He speaks well of you.
4. used (with eg damn, ~jolly etc) for emphasis. You can jolly well do it yourself!
5. thoroughly. Examine the car well before you buy it.
6. to a great or considerable extent. He is well over fifty.
interjection
1. used to express surprise etc. Well! I'd never have believed it!
2. used when re-starting a conversation, starting an explanation etc. Do you remember John Watson? Well, he's become a teacher.
well-
1. in a good, satisfactory etc way etc, as in well-behaved.
2. very much, as in well-known.
ˌwell-beˈhaved adjective
behaving correctly. well-behaved children.
ˌwell-ˈbeing noun
welfare. She is always very concerned about her mother's well-being.
ˌwell-ˈbred adjective
(of a person) having good manners.
ˌwell-ˈbuilt adjective
muscular; having a strong, handsome figure.
ˌwell-ˈdone adjective
(of meat) cooked until there is no blood in it; (of food) cooked for a long time.
ˌwell-ˈearned adjective
thoroughly deserved. a well-earned rest.
ˌwell-ˈeducated adjective
educated to a good standard.
ˌwell-ˈfed adjective
correctly and sufficiently fed.
ˌwell-ˈgroomed adjective
of smart, tidy appearance.
ˌwell-inˈformed adjective
having or showing a thorough knowledge. a well-informed person/essay.
ˌwell-ˈknown adjective
familiar or famous. a well-known TV personality.
ˌwell-ˈmade adjective
a well-made table.
ˌwell-ˈmannered adjective
polite.
ˌwell-ˈoff adjective
1. rich. He is very well-off; a well-off young lady.
2. fortunate. You do not know when you are well off.
ˌwell-ˈread (-ˈred) adjective
having read many books etc; intelligent.
ˌwell-ˈspoken adjective
(of a person) speaking with a pleasing voice, in a grammatically correct way etc.
ˌwell-to-ˈdo adjective
having enough money to live comfortably.
ˌwell-wisher noun
a person who wishes one success etc.
as well
in addition; too. If you will go, I'll go as well.
as well as
in addition to. She works in a restaurant in the evenings as well as doing a full-time job during the day.
be just as well
to be fortunate; to be no cause for regret. It's just as well (that) you didn't go – the meeting was cancelled.
be as well to
to be advisable or sensible. It would be as well to go by train – the roads are flooded.
very well
fine, okay. Have you finished? Very well, you may go now.
well done!
used in congratulating a person. I hear you won the competition. Well done!
well enough
fairly, but not particularly, well.
well up in
knowing a great deal about. He's very well up in financial matters.
References in classic literature ?
He was a beautiful creature, almost feminine in the pleasing lines of his figure, and there was a softness and dreaminess in his large eyes which seemed to contradict his well-earned reputation for strife and action.
And all at once our ship, which had the well-earned name of being without a rival for speed in light winds, seemed to us to have lost the power of motion, as if the sea, becoming viscous, had clung to her sides.
After a fun-filled World of Work the pupils and staff celebrated with a well-earned tea party with parents and guardians.
Tyler, a Springer Spaniel from Mostyn on the Dee Estuary is taking a well-earned break with his handler, Simon Mallin, after a tour of duty as a sniffer dog which has taken in some of the world's most dangerous trouble-spots Tyler, a Springer Spaniel from Mostyn on the Dee Estuary is taking a well-earned break with his handler, Simon Mallin, after a tour of duty as a sniffer dog which has taken in some of the world's most dangerous trouble-spots AFTER sniffing out explosives in the Middle East, springer spaniel Tyler is back in Wales for a well earned rest.
The week begins on Monday August 11-17, and hotels and The week begins on Monday August 11-17, and hotels and restaurants across the UK are offering 25% discounts to help everyone enjoy a well-earned cuppa.
Coronation Street rwriter Jan McVerry, who penned the memorable moving scenes as Roy and Hayley said their last farewells, got to take a well-earned bow when the soap was recognised for the storyline, winning the Best Continuing Drama Award.
TEAM BEDWAS LLANELLI 30 16 STEVE LAW of Bedwas, in his 10th season at the club, will leave this week for a short, but well-earned holiday, after a third win in eight of the best days of his long career as player and coach.
For all this work and much more, and for wise words and challenging debates, I thank Neil and wish him a well-earned rest.
Summary: A weakened Liverpool squad claimed a well-earned 0-0 draw in their Europa League game against Napoli in the Stadio San Paolo.
But she is now taking a well-earned retirement at the age of 77.
Now its time for a well-earned cuppa and a long sit down before our supper.
Fred Knapp, vice president of asset and property management of The Gale Company, the Village's owner, said, "With its unique design, well-earned critical reputation and high-profile location, we are confident it will immediately become a major new draw and destination point for the Village.