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English definition of “done”

done

adjective [after verb] (DEALT WITH)    /dʌn/
finished: The washing-up's done, but I've left the drying for you.Finished and over a done deal a plan that has been formally arranged or agreed and that is now certain to happen: Although it has yet to happen, reform of the sector is regarded as a done deal.Plans and arrangements
(Definition of done adjective (DEALT WITH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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