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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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  • Here's a well-reasoned explanation as to why one reasonably smart and well-informed family won't be getting flu shots this year.
  • By contrast, well-informed people are more likely to ask others for help.
  • But, in regard to the other point, there is no possibility of rational and well-informed doubt.
  • Extremely well-informed people also get in touch to insist that there is really only one doctor, or only one clinic.
  • well-informed consumers tend to make rational decisions.
  • In addition ask your students to think about the role of the media in creating well-informed voters.
  • Technology has enabled well-informed people to become even better informed but has not broadened the audience for news.
  • If ignorant voters vote randomly, the candidate who wins a majority of well-informed voters will win.
  • Needless to say, the people are not always well-informed, let alone right or consistent in their wants.
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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
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