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English definition of “well-intentioned”

well-intentioned

adjective     /ˌwelɪnˈtenʃənd/
trying to be helpful and kind but not improving a situation Kind and thoughtful
(Definition of well-intentioned adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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