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Meaning of "good" in Essential English Dictionary

good

adjective   /ɡʊd/ (better, best)
A1 enjoyable or nice: a good book Did you have a good time at the party?
A1 of a high quality: The food at this restaurant is very good.
A1 able to do something well: Anna is a good cook.
A1 kind or helpful: She’s a good friend.
A1 something you say when you are pleased about something: Oh good, he’s arrived at last.
A1 having a positive or useful effect: Fruit is good for you.
A1 informal something that you say when a person asks how you are or how someone you know is: “How are you, Emily?” “I’m good, thanks!”
A2 A good child or animal behaves well.
A2 suitable or satisfactory: When would be a good time to call?
B1 morally right: a good person
(Definition of good adjective from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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