well-timed

adjective
\ ˈwel-ˈtīmd How to pronounce well-timed (audio) \

Definition of well-timed

: happening at an opportune moment : timely a well-timed announcement

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First Known Use of well-timed

1604, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of well-timed was in 1604

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“Well-timed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-timed. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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