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adjective (PROVIDED FOR)    /ɒf/ US  /ɑːf/
having a particular amount or number, especially of money: UK How are you off for money? (= do you have enough?) Andrew must be so well-off (= rich) by now. I think they're fairly badly-off (= poor) now that David has lost his job. I'm quite well off for (= have a lot of) sweaters.Wealthiness and wealthy
(Definition of off adjective (PROVIDED FOR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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