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Many women have asked me if it is possible to have a well-built wardrobe on a limited budget. 'Money,' I tell them, 'is no guarantee of taste, and an overstuffed wardrobe is often as bare as a skeleton when it comes to wearable apparel.'
Edith Head

Meaning of "well-built" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WELL-BUILT

well-built play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WELL-BUILT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Well-Built is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES WELL-BUILT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of well-built in the English dictionary

The definition of well-built in the dictionary is large or ample. Other definition of well-built is having a good, strong construction.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WELL-BUILT

well-attended
well-attested
well-aware
well-baby clinic
well-balanced
well-behaved
well-blessed
well-born
well-bred
well-brought-up
well-chosen
well-clothed
well-concealed
well-conditioned
well-conducted
well-connected
well-considered
well-constructed
well-controlled
well-cooked

WORDS THAT END LIKE WELL-BUILT

brick-built
built
carvel-built
clincher-built
clinker-built
coach-built
custom-built
guilt
heavily built
home-built
in-built
jerry-built
overbuilt
powerfully built
purpose-built
rebuilt
scratchbuilt
self-built
square-built
system built
upbuilt

Synonyms and antonyms of well-built in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WELL-BUILT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «well-built» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of well-built

Translation of «well-built» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WELL-BUILT

Find out the translation of well-built to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of well-built from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «well-built» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

> 强壮的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fornido
570 millions of speakers

English

well-built
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अच्छी तरह से बनाया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حسن البناء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

хорошо сложенный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

robusto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সুনির্মিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bien bâti
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dibina dengan baik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gut gebaut
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

体格がよい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

체격이 좋은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Apik-dibangun
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kiến trúc tốt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நன்கு கட்டப்பட்ட
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चांगले बांधले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kaslı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ben fatto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dobrze zbudowany
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

добре складений
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bine construit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καλοφτιαγμένο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

goed gebou
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

välbyggd
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

godt bygget
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of well-built

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WELL-BUILT»

The term «well-built» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.250 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WELL-BUILT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about well-built

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2 QUOTES WITH «WELL-BUILT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word well-built.
1
Samuel Beckett
All I know is what the words know, and dead things, and that makes a handsome little sum, with a beginning and a middle and an end, as in the well-built phrase and the long sonata of the dead.
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Edith Head
Many women have asked me if it is possible to have a well-built wardrobe on a limited budget. 'Money,' I tell them, 'is no guarantee of taste, and an overstuffed wardrobe is often as bare as a skeleton when it comes to wearable apparel.'

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WELL-BUILT»

Discover the use of well-built in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to well-built and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Well-built House
Discusses construction timetables, choosing a contractor and architect, and siting a house, and covers details on everything from foundations to windows and kitchen countertops
Jim Locke, James Locke, 1992
2
The Well-Built Triathlete: A Performance-Minded Approach to ...
In The Well-Built Triathlete, elite triathlon coach Matt Dixon rewrites conventional methods of triathlon training.
Matt Dixon, 2014
3
A Well-Built Faith
From the Trinity to the seven sacraments, from the Ten Commandments to the Lord's Prayer, A Well-Built Faith will help Catholics nail down the facts of the faith and tear down the barriers keeping them from sharing their beliefs with others ...
Joe Paprocki, 2010
4
The Apple Corps guide to the well-built house
Details the complete process of house building from the ground up, containing a wealth of details and tips on choosing materials, selecting and negotiating with both contractors and architects
Jim Locke, 1988
5
Well Built Mycenae: The Hellenistic dye-works
The structures, building techniques, distribution of finds, function of the complex and parallels with similar sites.
L. C. Bowkett, 1995
6
A Life Well Built: The Authorized Biography of Brigadier ...
The Authorized Biography of Brigadier General Richard (Dick) E. Fisher Lee Kelley, Joyce Perry Fisher. needed to be built at Midway, Wake Island, and Guam , just to name a few. Those runways were all Dick's responsibility as well.
Lee Kelley, Joyce Perry Fisher, 2010
7
Well Built Mycenae: The service areas of the cult centre
These are a remarkable addition to our knowledge of Mycenaean pottery, whether for comparative studies of style and decoration or for questions of function.
Elizabeth Bayard French, W. D. Taylour, William Taylour, 2007
8
Well Built?: A Forensic Approach to the Prevention, ...
Bringing technical, practical and legal aspects of building defects together for the first time in one volume, this book offers a roadmap through the minefield of faults and disputes that bedevil many construction projects.
Robert William Houghton-Evans, 2005
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The Helleno-British Excavations Within the Citadel at ...
As with the previous fascicules in the series, the key text and illustrations are provided in the printed text of 80 pages with 15 figures and 21 plates.
Olga Krzyszkowska, Elizabeth Bayard French, K. A. Wardle, 2007
10
A new and accurate history and survey of London, ...
A. D. Moor-lane is not so well built nor inhabited as M)gr_ ' Little Moorfields. But there are many branches Jahe. from it} wz. Back-alley, which is a pasiage upon sufferance into Ropemakers- alley; Ramjhead-court ; Sugarloaf-court ; Sevenstar - ...
John Entick, 1766

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WELL-BUILT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term well-built is used in the context of the following news items.
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Review: A LEGO BRICKUMENTARY, A Well-Built Kit
Piece by piece, A LEGO Brickumentary builds a cohesive look the history of the popular toy, and the current subcultures that have emerged around it. «TwitchFilm, Jul 15»
2
Drishyam : A Well-Built Thriller That May Get Ajay Devgn Back In …
When it comes to murder mysteries, it is very important to build intrigue around the plot and especially the trailer holds utmost importance. The trailer of Drishyam ... «koimoi, Jun 15»
3
As Dot booms, civic groups flex well-built muscles
Monday night was a familiar scene for the 30-some people gathered at the Columbia Savin Hill Civic Association meeting. The monthly meeting gives residents ... «Dorchester Reporter, Jun 15»
4
Apple Watch Review Roundup: Stylish, Well-Built, Attractive and …
Reviewers seem to be impressed by the device, calling it stylish, well-built, attractive and useful. But the device also comes with some flaws that can't be ignored. «News Every day, Apr 15»
5
Chevy's smart and well-built Trax a formidable crossover contender
Every time I pick up a brand new automobile for a test drive, I encounter the exact same situation: People always come along and remark that some other car is a ... «The Daily Star, Apr 15»
6
Susan Vollenweider: Mom's closet holds shrine to straightforward …
Adult-me then realized that all my flashy uprights have died, but this straightforward and well-built classic canister powers on. It also occurred to me that things ... «Kansas City Star, Mar 15»
7
Moisture and compaction key to well-built pond
MARSHFIELD, Mo. — A pond can be a valuable asset to a farm or suburban landowner according to Bob Schultheis, a natural resource engineering specialist ... «Farm and Dairy, Mar 15»
8
Patriots Too Well-Built To Lose AFC Championship Game, Miss …
Everyone remembers the New England Patriots being shellacked by the Kansas City Chiefs 41-14 in front of a national “Monday Night Football” audience. «NESN.com, Jan 15»
9
Vintage Venues: Armory so well-built no need to replace
In celebration of south Wood County's rich history, Daily Tribune Media has launched a weekly feature called Vintage Venues, taking a look at some of the ... «Wisconsin Rapids Tribune, Aug 14»
10
Are Macs and iDevices too well-built?
Last week, market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) lowered its 2014 worldwide tablet and 2-in-1 hybrid PC sales forecast to 245.4 million units ... «TechnologyTell, Jun 14»

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