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richness

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈrɪtʃ.nəs/

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.

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.

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.
Translations of “richness”
in Chinese (Traditional) 豐富, 富饒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 丰富, 富饶…
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