well-rounded


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well-round·ed

(wĕl′roun′dĭd)
adj.
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.

well-rounded

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.

well′-round′ed


adj.
1. having desirably varied abilities or attainments.
2. desirably varied: a well-rounded curriculum.
3. fully developed; well-balanced.
[1870–75]
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"
Translations

well-rounded

[ˌwelˈraʊndɪd] ADJ [person] → polifacético; [education] → equilibrado
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