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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: [before noun] Well-intentioned development projects can have unintended negative effects on population control.
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