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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel noun uh-dres, ad-res]
    • /wɛl noun əˈdrɛs, ˈæd rɛs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel noun uh-dres, ad-res]
    • /wɛl noun əˈdrɛs, ˈæd rɛs/

Definitions of well-addressed word

  • noun well-addressed a speech or written statement, usually formal, directed to a particular group of persons: the president's address on the state of the economy. 1
  • noun well-addressed a direction as to the intended recipient, written on or attached to a piece of mail. 1
  • noun well-addressed the place or the name of the place where a person, organization, or the like is located or may be reached: What is your address when you're in Des Moines? 1
  • noun well-addressed manner of speaking to persons; personal bearing in conversation. 1
  • noun well-addressed skillful and expeditious management; ready skill; dispatch: to handle a matter with address. 1
  • noun well-addressed Computers. a label, as an integer, symbol, or other set of characters, designating a location, register, etc., where information is stored in computer memory. a set of characters designating an email account: Her email address ends in “.net,” not “.com.”. a set of characters designating the location of a website or a particular computer or other device on a network: He visits that website so often that its complete address comes up whenever he types its first letter into the address bar. See also URL. 1

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Origin of well-addressed

First appearance:

before 1300
One of the 15% oldest English words
1300-50; Middle English adressen to adorn < Middle French adresser. See a-5, dress

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Parts of speech for Well-addressed


well-addressed popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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