,well-in`formed adjective
1. ) a well-informed person knows a lot about a subject or a situation:
The press doesn't seem to be very well informed.
well-informed about/on: The sales staff are well informed about all of the different computers.
2. ) based on accurate information:
a well-informed debate/opinion/decision

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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