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English definition of “an embarrassment of riches”

an embarrassment of riches

formal
so many good things or people that it is impossible to decide which of them you want
(Definition of an embarrassment of riches from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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