-placed

[[t]-ple͟ɪst[/t]]
1) COMB in ADJ-GRADED -placed combines with adverbs to form adjectives which describe how well or badly someone is able to do a particular task.

A member of the Royal Commission on Criminal Justice, Miss Rafferty is well-placed to comment...

I imagine he thought you were better-placed than most to know the truth...

Fund managers are poorly placed to monitor firms.

2) COMB in ADJ-GRADED -placed combines with adverbs to form adjectives which indicate how good or bad the position of a building or area is considered to be.

The hotel is wonderfully placed only a minute's walk from the city centre...

Chicago is perfectly-placed for exploring the US by rail...

In the absence of any well-placed pub, this was the perfect spot to flop down for a packed lunch.


English dictionary. 2008.

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