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well

adverb
 
/wel/
A1 in a good way
bene
I thought they played well. He’s doing well at school.
A2 in a complete way or as much as possible
bene
I know him quite well.
well done! A1 used to tell someone how pleased you are about their success
bravo!/brava!
“I scored three goals!” “Well done!”
as well A1 also
anche
Are you going to invite Steve as well?
as well as something A2 in addition to something
come pure qualcosa, e anche qualcosa
They have lived in the United States as well as Britain.
oh well! B1 used to say that a situation cannot be changed even though it might be disappointing
pazienza!
Oh well, you’ll have plenty of other chances to find a job.
all is well B1 everything is in a good or acceptable state
va tutto bene
I hope all is well with Zack.
may/might as well used to say that it is better to do something, even though it is not a lot better
tanto vale
It’s not raining, so we might as well walk there.
be just as well to be a good thing to do, or to be a lucky thing to happen or be done
essere bene/meglio
It’s just as well you’re not here – you wouldn’t like the noise.1760
(Definition of well adverb from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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