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good

noun
 
 
/ɡʊd/
ADVANTAGE [U] B2 something that is an advantage or help to a person or situation: It's hard work, but it's for your own good.Useful or advantageous
be no good/not any good B2 to not be useful, helpful, or valuable: That diet is no good - you haven't lost any weight yet.Useless and futile
do sb good B2 to be useful or helpful to someone: A holiday will do you good.Useful or advantageous
MORALLY RIGHT [U] what people think is morally right: Children don't always understand the difference between good and bad.Virtue and moral good
for good forever: When he was 20, he left home for good. → See also do sb a/the world of goodAlways and never
(Definition of good noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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