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English definition of “better off”

better off

adjective    
be better off to have more money than you had in the past or more money than most other people : Obviously we're better off now we're both working . When his parents died , he found himself $100,000 better off (= he had $100,000 more than before).Wealthiness and wealthy to be in a better situation , if or after something happens : He'd be better off working for a bigger company .Good, better and bestInformal words for goodQuite good, or not very good
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