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English definition of “well done”

well done

A1 used as a way of praising someone and saying that you are pleased about and approve of something they have done: "I passed my exam ." "Well done!" → See also well doneInterjectionsSounds used as interjectionsPraising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down well doneGrammar: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 well done from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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