for the best

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Definition of for the best

: having or producing a better result I won't be able to go, but maybe it's (all) for the best. I have a lot of work to do anyway. : in a way that will achieve the best result They believe that they are acting for the best.

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“For the best.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20the%20best. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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