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well brought upadjective

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People, ​especiallychildren, who are well ​brought up are ​polite and ​act in a ​quiet and ​pleasant way, because they have been ​taught this ​behaviour at ​home: Despite the family's ​problems, the ​children were well ​brought up. [before noun] He was a very well-brought-up ​young man.
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