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rich

adjective
 
 
/rɪtʃ/
having a lot of money or valuable possessions: He's the third richest man in Britain. All of the world's richest nations were invited to attend the summit. We're not rich but we try to give to charity as often as we can. get rich Her only aim is to get rich quickly. The rich are getting richer while the poor are getting poorer.
NATURAL RESOURCES containing a large amount of a valuable natural substance such as coal, iron, or wood: The country has vast oil reserves and rich deposits of other minerals.be rich in sth The region is rich in minerals and coal deposits.
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