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English definition of “be just as well”

be just as well

(UK also be as well)
B2 to be a good thing to do, or to be a lucky thing to happen or be done: It's just as well you're not here - you wouldn't like the noise . He left at three, which was just as well or he'd have missed the train . It would be as well to check the small print .Good luck and bad luck Grammar:WellWell is a discourse marker, adverb or adjective.Grammar:Well as a discourse markerGrammar:Well as an adverbWe use well as an adverb when something is done to a good standard or in a good way:Grammar:Well as an adjectiveWe use well as an adjective, normally after a linking verb such as be, look or get, to mean ‘in good health’:
(Definition of be just as well from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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