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English definition of “get-rich-quick”

get-rich-quick

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌɡet.rɪtʃ.ˈkwɪk/ disapproving us  
used to describe a plan or wish to make a lot of money in a short time: He refused to get involved in a friend's unrealistic get-rich-quick scheme. People love the get-rich-quick promise of gambling.
(Definition of get-rich-quick from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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