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well supported

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Definition of well supported in English:

adjective

1Receiving regular support from many people: a famous and well-supported club
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  • They're both well supported clubs and both sets of fans are looking for the same outcome.
  • The well-supported event was in aid of the Gateway Club and many local businesses pitched in to help this worthwhile charity.
  • He said: ‘They (the events) have always been so well-attended and well-supported, it shows just how popular he was and how much people loved him.’
2Supported by much evidence: a well-supported theory
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  • The eleven case studies presented here are all well-supported by evidence drawn from a wealth of sources, including historical archives, biological surveys, and oral interviews.
  • It is something physicists have been discussing since at least the nineteen fifties, and follows from other well-supported theories of physics.
  • The theory is not well-supported by studies that look at the personality of people outside the home.

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