well-informed

adjective
well-in·​formed | \ ˈwel-in-ˈfȯrmd How to pronounce well-informed (audio) \

Definition of well-informed

1 : having extensive knowledge especially of current topics and events
2 : thoroughly knowledgeable in a particular subject

First Known Use of well-informed

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Well-informed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-informed. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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well-informed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of well-informed

: having a lot of knowledge about current topics, a particular situation, etc.
: based on facts

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