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English definition of “riches”

riches

noun [plural] uk   /ˈrɪtʃ.ɪz/ us  
C2 a large amount of money or valuable possessions: She donated a sizeable portion of her riches to children's charities.Large amounts of moneySmall amounts of money a large quantity of a valuable natural substance: The country has great oil/mineral riches. They plundered the rainforest for its natural riches.The Earth and outer space - general words
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