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well-done

Pronunciation: /ˈwelˈdʌn/

Translation of well-done in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (predicative/predicativo well done)

  • 1.1 [Cookery/Cocina] [meat] bien cocido or (Spain/España) muy hecho
    Example sentences
    • We used to be able to eat our meat without it being well-done and cooked to a certain internal temperature.
    • Now she sat in a small, rather dirty tavern, pretending the meat in front of her was a well-done steak.
    • I asked for a well-done steak and it turned up just as I ordered, well presented, along with one of those little salad bowls that arrives drowned in thousand island dressing, regrettably too sweet and too much.
    1.2 [essay/play] bien hecho
    Example sentences
    • Do readers really care how we got the story, or will they be satisfied with a well-done piece itself?
    • This film is, hands-down, one of the most successful examples of well-done visual effects in cinema ever.
    • Last Sunday I watched an exceptionally well-done TV documentary featuring the plight of school-age children of migrant workers.

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