well read Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “well read” in the English Dictionary

"well read" in British English

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well readadjective

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Someone who is well ​read has ​learned a lot of ​information on different ​subjects by ​reading.
(Definition of well read from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"well-read" in American English

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having ​read many ​importantbooks
(Definition of well-read from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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