well earned


well earned
adj. fully deserved; worthy of a reward

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • well-earned — adj something that is well earned is something you deserve because you have worked hard ▪ a well earned rest ▪ a well earned drink …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • well earned — ˌwell ˈearned [well earned] adjective much deserved • a well earned rest …   Useful english dictionary

  • well-earned — [ ,wel ɜrnd ] adjective earned or deserved because of hard work or a difficult experience: a well deserved rest/reward/break/vacation …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • well-earned — 1730, from WELL (Cf. well) (adv.) + pp. of EARN (Cf. earn) …   Etymology dictionary

  • well-earned — index condign Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • well-earned — well′ earned′ adj …   From formal English to slang

  • well-earned — also well earned ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n You can use well earned to indicate that you think something is deserved, usually because the person who gets it has been working very hard. Take a well earned rest and go out and enjoy yourself. ...his well …   English dictionary

  • well-earned — /ˈwɛl ɜnd/ (say wel ernd) adjective well deserved, as after much effort, hard work, etc.: a well earned rest. Also, (especially in predicative use), well earned /wɛl ˈɜnd/ (say wel ernd) …   Australian English dictionary

  • well-earned — adjective something that is well earned is something you deserve because you have worked hard: It s time for a well earned rest …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • well-earned — UK [ˌwel ˈɜː(r)nd] / US [ˌwel ˈɜrnd] adjective earned or deserved because of hard work or a difficult experience a well earned rest/reward/break/holiday …   English dictionary

  • well-earned — adj. Well earned is used with these nouns: ↑reputation, ↑rest …   Collocations dictionary


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