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"well done" in British English

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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 the ​test." "Well done!"
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well doneadjective

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(of ​meat) ​cooked so that it is ​firm and has a grey-brown ​colour all the way through: "How would you like ​yoursteak?" "Well done."
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(Definition of well done from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"well done" in American English

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well done

used for ​praising someone who has ​achieved something: "I ​passed the ​test for my ​driverslicense." "Well done!"

well-doneadjective

 /ˈwelˈdʌn/
(of ​meat) ​cooked all the way through: a well-done ​steak
(Definition of well done from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “well done”
in Chinese (Simplified) 做得好,干得漂亮…
in Chinese (Traditional) 做得好,做得漂亮…
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