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English definition of “richness”

richness

noun [U] uk   /ˈrɪtʃ.nəs/ us  

richness noun [U] (A LOT OF STH)

C1 the quality of having a lot of something that is valuable or interesting: We were impressed by the great richness of detail in her painting.Plenty and abundant

richness noun [U] (ATTRACTIVE)

C1 the quality of looking, sounding, smelling, or tasting strong in a pleasing or attractive way: richness of flavour It's a wonderful painting - I love the richness of the colours.Power and intensityEnergy, force and power

richness noun [U] (FOOD)

the fact that a food contains a large amount of butter, oil, eggs, or cream: The richness of the food made him feel slightly ill.Various qualities of food
(Definition of richness from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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