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adjective (SUCCESSFUL)    /ɡʊd/ (better, best)
A1 successful, or able to do something well: Kate's a good cook. She's very good at geography. They have a good relationship. She's very good with children.Successful (things or people) be no good (also be not any/much good) B2 to be of low quality or not useful: Shoes are no good if they let in water. Food aid isn't much good until the fighting stops.Useless and futile get off to a good start to begin an activity successfully: I didn't get off to a very good start this morning - I'd been at work five minutes and my computer stopped working!Starting and beginningStarting again Grammar:Good at, bad atWe use adjective + at to talk about things that we do well or badly:See more
(Definition of good adjective (SUCCESSFUL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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