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well-handled

well-han·dled
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel han-dld]
    • /wɛl ˈhæn dld/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel han-dld]
    • /wɛl ˈhæn dld/

Definitions of well-handled word

  • adjective well-handled managed, directed, or completed with efficiency: a well-handled political campaign. 1
  • adjective well-handled treated with taste, discretion, etc.: a delicate but well-handled subject. 1
  • adjective well-handled having been handled or used much: a sale of well-handled goods. 1
  • adjective well-handled having been managed successfully 0
  • adjective well-handled operated or employed skilfully 0
  • adjective well-handled efficiently managed 0

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Origin of well-handled

First appearance:

before 1470
One of the 25% oldest English words
First recorded in 1470-80

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Parts of speech for Well-handled

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

well-handled popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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