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English definition of “feather your own nest”

feather your own nest

to make yourself rich, especially in a way that is unfair or dishonestWealthiness and wealthyEarning money and money earned
(Definition of feather your own nest from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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