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very well

formal
a way of saying yes to someone or of agreeing to do what someone asks: "Can't I stay for five minutes longer?" "Oh, very well."
Translations of “very well”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於表示同意)那好吧…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于表示同意)那好吧…
(Definition of very well from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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