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1. Comprehensively developed and well-balanced in a range or variety of aspects: a well-rounded scholar; a well-rounded curriculum.
2. Having a fully developed or shapely figure.


adj (well rounded when postpositive)
1. rounded in shape or well developed: a well-rounded figure.
2. full, varied, and satisfying: a well-rounded life.
3. well planned and balanced: a well-rounded programme.


1. having desirably varied abilities or attainments.
2. desirably varied: a well-rounded curriculum.
3. fully developed; well-balanced.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.well-rounded - many-sidedwell-rounded - many-sided; "an all-around athlete"; "a well-rounded curriculum"
comprehensive - including all or everything; "comprehensive coverage"; "a comprehensive history of the revolution"; "a comprehensive survey"; "a comprehensive education"


[ˌwelˈraʊndɪd] ADJ [person] → polifacético; [education] → equilibrado
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Department of Education today released non-regulatory guidance to help states, districts and schools provide students with a more well-rounded education under Title IV, Part A, Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants (SSAE).
I see the importance each day of a well-rounded education and the excitement it brings.
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STEPHEN HAWKING: AN UNFETTERED MIND uses interviews with Hawking and his colleagues, friends and family to provide a well-rounded picture of Hawking's life and times.
It's part of the education of a well-rounded person to be educated in all four areas of the arts -- visual arts, dance, music and drama.
From modest beginnings on Wall Street to the formation of his own investment firm, Fefferman continues to draw from his well-rounded skills and knowledge in order to handle some of the nation's highest profile transactions.
An eye-opening and thought-provoking approach to the mental and emotional challenges of raising well-adjusted, well-rounded children prepared to follow their own dreams in today's complex world.
The new Black Label vid is one of the most well-rounded videos I've seen.
Striving to become "a well-rounded person," says Judy Young, a sports psychologist in Reston, Virginia.
In having both the history of each state and the current issues under one cover, any studying modern Germany receive a well-rounded overview complete with maps, photos, and timelines.