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well-taken

well-tak·en
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel tey-kuh n]
    • /wɛl ˈteɪ kən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel tey-kuh n]
    • /wɛl ˈteɪ kən/

Definitions of well-taken word

  • adjective well-taken soundly logical; worthy of consideration: Her advice is well-taken. 1
  • adjective well-taken apt and sound or cogent 0

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Origin of well-taken

First appearance:

before 1755
One of the 47% newest English words
First recorded in 1755-65

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Parts of speech for Well-taken

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

well-taken popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 66% 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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