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wealthy

adjective uk   us   /ˈwel.θi/
B2 rich: He's a very wealthy man. With their natural resources they are potentially a very wealthy country.
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wealthy

noun [plural] uk   us   /ˈwel.θi/
the wealthy rich people
Translations of “wealthy”
in Korean 부유한…
in Arabic ثَري, غَني…
in Portuguese endinheirado, abastado, rico…
in Catalan ric…
in Japanese お金持ちの…
in Italian facoltoso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 富有的,有錢的…
in Russian богатый…
in Turkish zengin, varlıklı, servet sahibi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 富有的,有钱的…
in Polish bogaty, zamożny…
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