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Meaning of "good" in Essential English Dictionary

good

noun   /ɡʊd/
[no plural] what people think is morally right: Children don’t always understand the difference between good and bad.
something that is an advantage or help to a person or situation: It’s hard work, but it’s for your own good.
do someone good to be useful or helpful to someone: A holiday will do you good.
for good forever: When he was 20, he left home for good.
Translations of “good”
in Arabic مَصلَحة, خَير…
in Korean 도움, 선…
in Malaysian kebaikan…
in French bien…
in Turkish yararına, iyiliğine, çıkarına…
in Italian bene…
in Chinese (Traditional) 物件…
in Russian польза, благо, добро…
in Polish dobro…
in Vietnamese điều tốt…
in Spanish bien, bondad, lado bueno…
in Portuguese bem…
in Thai ความดีงาม…
in German das Gute…
in Catalan bé…
in Japanese 利益, 役立つこと, (道徳的に)よいこと…
in Indonesian kebaikan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 物件…
(Definition of good noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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