Definition of well placed in English:

well placed


  • 1Cleverly or judiciously positioned or deployed.

    ‘I obtained the information through well-placed questions’
    • ‘I thought for a moment, thrown off course by Mally's well-placed question, one I hadn't addressed before now.’
    • ‘Indeed, a subtle, well-placed question may be the most effective tactic you have.’
    • ‘That way we will be well placed to take full advantage of the eventual economic upswing.’
    • ‘The boom in online recruitment is something the company is also well placed to take advantage of.’
    • ‘He was a successful farmer and businessman, well placed to take advantage of developments in agriculture.’
    1. 1.1Having a fortunate or advantageous position.
      ‘the country is well placed to take advantage of the singles market’
      • ‘One well-placed insider said: ‘The only conclusion you can reach is that there is more to this than has so far met the eye.’’
      • ‘He grew up largely without a permanent home because his family relied on the generosity of well-placed friends and relatives in various European countries.’
      • ‘‘I would be very disappointed if this election turned out to be rigged,’ one well-placed politician said.’