informedly

informed

[in-fawrmd]
adjective
having or prepared with information or knowledge; apprised: an informed audience that asked intelligent questions.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; see inform, -ed2

informedly [in-fawr-mid-lee] , adverb
half-informed, adjective
quasi-informed, adjective
uninformed, adjective
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inform1 (ɪnˈfɔːm)
 
vb
1.  (tr; often foll by of or about) to give information to; tell
2.  (tr; often foll by of or about) to make conversant (with)
3.  (intr; often foll by against or on) to give information regarding criminals, as to the police, etc
4.  to give form to
5.  to impart some essential or formative characteristic to
6.  (tr) to animate or inspire
7.  obsolete (tr)
 a.  to train or educate
 b.  to report
 
[C14: from Latin informāre to give form to, describe, from formāre to form]
 
in'formable1
 
adj
 
informedly1
 
adv
 
in'formingly1
 
adv

informed (ɪnˈfɔːmd)
 
adj
1.  having much knowledge or education; learned or cultured
2.  based on information: an informed judgment

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inform
early 14c., "to train or instruct in some specific subject," from L. informare "to shape, form, train, instruct, educate," from in- "into" + forma "form." Sense of "report facts or news" first recorded late 14c. Informative "instructive" is from 1650s. Informer "one who gives information against another"
(especially in ref. to law-breaking) is from c.1500.
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