Meaning of “well done” in the English Dictionary

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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

uk /ˌwel ˈdʌn/ us /ˌwel ˈdʌn/

(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 drivers license." "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)