well timed Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"well timed" in British English

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well timedadjective

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happening or ​caused to ​happen at a ​suitable or ​effectivetime: [before noun] A well-timed ​jokestopped the ​disagreementdeveloping into something more ​serious.
(Definition of well timed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"well-timed" in American English

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happening or made to ​happen at a ​particularlysuitabletime: Her ​appearance was well-timed to ​coincide with the ​arrival of the ​president.
(Definition of well-timed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “well timed”
in Chinese (Simplified) 及时的, 适时的, 不早不晚的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 及時的, 適時的, 不早不晚的…
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