Meaning of “well intentioned” in the English Dictionary

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"well intentioned" in British English

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well intentionedadjective

uk /ˌwel ɪnˈten.ʃənd/ us /ˌwel ɪnˈten.ʃənd/

wanting to have good effects, but sometimes having bad effects that were not expected:

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(Definition of “well intentioned” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)