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well-done

[wel-duhn] /ˈwɛlˈdʌn/
adjective
1.
performed accurately and diligently; executed with skill and efficiency.
2.
(of meat) thoroughly cooked, especially until all redness is gone.
Origin
1150-1200
1150-1200; Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for well done

well-done

adjective (well done when postpositive)
1.
(of food, esp meat) cooked thoroughly
2.
made or accomplished satisfactorily
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Word Origin and History for well done

well-done

adj.

c.1200, "wise, prudent," from well (adv.) + past participle of do. Meaning "thoroughly cooked," in reference to meat, is attested from 1747. Well done! as an exclamation of approval is recorded from mid-15c.

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