well-grounded

adjective
well-ground·​ed | \ ˈwel-ˈgrau̇n-dəd How to pronounce well-grounded (audio) \

Definition of well-grounded

1 : having a firm foundation well-grounded in Latin and Greek

First Known Use of well-grounded

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of well-grounded was in the 15th century

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“Well-grounded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-grounded. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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well-grounded

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English Language Learners Definition of well-grounded

: having good training in a subject or activity

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