for good and for ill

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Definition of for good and for ill

: in good ways and in bad ways After the war, the country was changed, for good and for ill.

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“For good and for ill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20good%20and%20for%20ill. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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