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English definition of “just what the doctor ordered”

just what the doctor ordered

exactly what is wanted or needed: Ooh thank you, a nice cup of tea. Just what the doctor ordered.Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very goodInterjectionsSounds used as interjections
(Definition of just what the doctor ordered from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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