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  • adjective tested and proved useful or correct

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Examples

  • Gabriel Josipovici has recently entered the limelight thanks to the well-tried technique of making a very small passing remark about Martin Amis et al in a book about modernism and then having it blown up out of all proportion.

    Only Joking by Gabriel Josipovici – review

  • Second, Nuñez neglects a well-tried system of rules, checks and balances that protects against alleged or realized conflicts.

    Jessica Corry: Elected Officials Have Mortgages, Too

  • We wish to return to the simple, well-tried system practised up to 2008 which permitted the retention, study, curation and display of excavated remains as appropriate.

    Letters: Reburial requirement impedes archaeology

  • Second, Nuñez neglects a well-tried system of rules, checks and balances that protects against alleged or realized conflicts.

    Jessica Corry: Elected Officials Have Mortgages, Too

  • Old, well-tried planning solutions are often still the best: streets with sidewalks, street trees, individual buildings, a close mixture of different uses such as apartments above shops, and office buildings next to condominiums.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • Hume went on to be the daring cine - matographer on three more Bonds, all starring Moore and directed by John Glen: For Your Eyes Only (1981), Octopussy (1983) and A View to a Kill (1985), each offering the well-tried formula of gals, guns, villains and glossy locations.

    Alan Hume obituary

  • Old, well-tried planning solutions are often still the best: streets with sidewalks, street trees, individual buildings, a close mixture of different uses such as apartments above shops, and office buildings next to condominiums.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • Old, well-tried planning solutions are often still the best: streets with sidewalks, street trees, individual buildings, a close mixture of different uses such as apartments above shops, and office buildings next to condominiums.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • The heart of the program must be a national system of payment for medical care based on well-tried insurance principles.

    Liberty and Tyranny

  • I consider this the king of the heap, and the others to be well-tried advisers.

    Pragmatic Writing Books for Many Occasions | Spontaneous ∂erivation

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