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English definition of “well trodden”

well trodden

adjective uk   us  
much used or visited: [before noun] We followed the well-trodden tourist route from Paris to Chartres. used to refer to a set of actions that many people have done or a subject that many people have dealt with previously: [before noun] The survey showed that people become managers by well-trodden paths.
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