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the wherewithal

noun [S] uk   /ˈweə.wɪ.ðɔːl/ us    /ˈwer.wɪ.ðɑːl/
the money necessary for a particular purpose: I'd like to buy a bigger house, but I don't have the wherewithal. [+ to infinitive] Poor families lack the wherewithal to hire good lawyers.
Translations of “the wherewithal”
in Chinese (Traditional) 必要的資金…
in Chinese (Simplified) 必要的资金…
(Definition of the wherewithal from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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