well kept Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “well kept” in the English Dictionary

"well kept" in British English

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well kept adjective (TIDY)

clean, ​tidy, and ​cared for: [before noun] He was ​astonished to ​findnicestreets and well-kept ​houses.

well kept adjective (HIDDEN)

[mainly before noun] A well-kept ​secret has not been told or ​shown to anyone: The ​details of the new ​car were a well-kept secret.
(Definition of well kept from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"well-kept" in American English

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taken ​care of in a ​proper way that ​peoplenotice: She ​lives in a ​neighborhood of well-kept ​lawns and ​relatively little ​crime.
(Definition of well-kept from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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