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good

noun
 
 
/ɡʊd/
ADVANTAGE [U] B2 something that is an advantage or help to a person or situation: It's hard work, but it's for your own good.Useful or advantageous
be no good/not any good B2 to not be useful, helpful, or valuable: That diet is no good - you haven't lost any weight yet.Useless and futile
do sb good B2 to be useful or helpful to someone: A holiday will do you good.Useful or advantageous
MORALLY RIGHT [U] what people think is morally right: Children don't always understand the difference between good and bad.Virtue and moral good
for good forever: When he was 20, he left home for good. →  See also do sb a/the world of good Always and never
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…
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