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English definition of “well oiled”

well oiled

adjective (EFFECTIVE)   
working easily and effectively: [before noun] a well-oiled political machineEfficient and effective
(Definition of well oiled adjective (EFFECTIVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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