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English definition of “good”


adjective (PLEASANT/SATISFACTORY)    /ɡʊd/ (better, best)
A1 very satisfactory , enjoyable , pleasant , or interesting : a good book Did you have a good time at the party ? The weather has been really good for the time of year . I've just had some very good news . It's so good to see you after all this time !Good, better and bestInformal words for goodQuite good, or not very good used in greetings : good morning / afternoon / evening Welcoming, greeting and greetings
(Definition of good adjective (PLEASANT/SATISFACTORY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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