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well placed

Syllabification: well placed

Definition of well placed in English:

adjective

1Cleverly or judiciously positioned or deployed: I obtained the information through well-placed questions
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  • Indeed, a subtle, well-placed question may be the most effective tactic you have.
  • I thought for a moment, thrown off course by Mally's well-placed question, one I hadn't addressed before now.
  • That way we will be well placed to take full advantage of the eventual economic upswing.
1.1Having a fortunate or advantageous position: the country is well placed to take advantage of the singles market
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  • He grew up largely without a permanent home because his family relied on the generosity of well-placed friends and relatives in various European countries.
  • One well-placed insider said: ‘The only conclusion you can reach is that there is more to this than has so far met the eye.’
  • ‘I would be very disappointed if this election turned out to be rigged,’ one well-placed politician said.

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