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“well meant” in British English

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well meantadjective

uk /ˌwel ˈment/ us /ˌwel ˈment/

said or done in order to be helpful, but not always achieving this:

(Definition of “well meant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“well-meant” in American English

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intended to be helpful or kind, although not always having a good effect

(Definition of “well-meant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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