well meant Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “well meant” in the English Dictionary

"well meant" in British English

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well meantadjective

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said or done in ​order to be ​helpful, but not always ​achieving this: [before noun] a well-meant ​suggestion
(Definition of well meant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"well-meant" in American English

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intended to be ​helpful or ​kind, ​although not always having a good ​effect
(Definition of well-meant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “well meant”
in Chinese (Simplified) 善意的, 出于好心的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 善意的, 出於好心的…
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