/ˈwɛl-sɜvd/ (say 'wel-servd)

served skilfully.
Also, (especially in predicative use), well behaved /wɛl ˈsɜvd/ (say wel 'servd).

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • well-served — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • well-served — adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • if you would be well served, serve yourself — Very similar to if you want a thing done well, do it yourself. 1659 G. TORRIANO English & Italian Dict. 39 Who hath a mind to any thing let him go himself. 1706 J. STEVENS Spanish & English Dict. s.v. Querer, If you would be well serv’d, serve… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • pay beforehand was never well served — 1591 J. FLORIO Second Fruits 39 He that paieth afore hand, hath neuer his worke well done. 1721 J. KELLY Scottish Proverbs 278 Pay beforehand was never well serv’d. It is common to see..Labourers, to go about a piece of Work with great Uneasiness …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • well — noun see let well alone adjective see the devil was sick, the devil a saint would be; the devil was well, the devil a saint was he! adverb see well begun is half done all’s well that ends well he lives long who lives well …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Well Park Residence — (Chittagong,Бангладеш) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: Road # 1, Plot # 2, O.R …   Каталог отелей

  • well-pre|served — «WEHL prih ZURVD», adjective. showing few signs of age …   Useful english dictionary

  • well-preserved — well pre served adj 1.) someone who is well preserved is getting old, but does not look as old as they are 2.) a well preserved building or object is old but still in good condition ▪ the remarkably well preserved ruins of the church …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • well-turned-out — adj someone who is well turned out wears nice, good quality clothes ▪ Our customers want to be served by people who are well turned out …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • well-preserved — well pre|served [ ,wel prı zɜrvd ] adjective 1. ) INFORMAL used for saying someone looks younger than they are: She s very well preserved for her age. 2. ) in good condition for its age: well preserved Roman ruins …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English