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[wel-in-fawrmd] /ˈwɛl ɪnˈfɔrmd/
having extensive knowledge, as in one particular subject or in a variety of subjects.
Origin of well-informed
late Middle English
1400-50; late Middle English Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The average number of children desired by the well-informed woman was four.

    Herself E. B. Lowry
  • In short, to be a good scout is to be a well-developed, well-informed boy.

    Boy Scouts Handbook Boy Scouts of America
  • well-informed people whose sons were at the front knew the seriousness of the whole business.

  • He was not a person of much energy of character, but he was sensible and well-informed.

    The Settlers in Canada Frederick Marryat
  • George thought the Prince very clever and well-informed at Windsor; and his character always comes out honest.

    Miss Eden's Letters Emily Eden
British Dictionary definitions for well-informed


adjective (well informed when postpositive)
having knowledge about a great variety of subjects: he seems to be a well-informed person
possessing reliable information on a particular subject
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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