well-handled

well-han·dled

(wĕl′hăn′dəld)
adj.
1. Managed well.
2. Showing signs of much handling.
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well-handled

adj (well handled when postpositive)
1. having been managed successfully: a well-handled merger.
2. operated or employed skilfully: a well-handled vehicle.
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well′-han′dled



adj.
1. managed, directed, or treated with skill, efficiency, taste, etc.: a well-handled political campaign; a delicate but well-handled subject.
2. having been handled or used much: a sale of well-handled goods.
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