well rounded Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “well rounded” in the English Dictionary

"well rounded" in British English

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well roundedadjective

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involving or having ​experience in a ​widerange of ​ideas or ​activities: The ​article is well ​rounded and is ​fair to both ​sides of the ​dispute. [before noun] She ​describes herself as a "well-rounded ​individual" who ​works hard but has a ​variedsociallife.
(Definition of well rounded from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"well-rounded" in American English

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having or ​providingexperience and ​knowledge in a ​number of different ​areas: Some ​experts say that home-schooled ​children may not ​receive a well-rounded ​education.
(Definition of well-rounded from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “well rounded”
in Chinese (Simplified) 全面的, 多方面的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 全面的, 多方面的…
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