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wealth

noun
 
 
/welθ/
[U] a large amount of money, property, or valuable possessions that a person or a country owns: create/build/generate wealth Leaders in business must create wealth and jobs.accrue/accumulate wealth Households accumulate wealth by spending less than they earn.household/personal/private wealth His personal wealth is estimated at $7 billion. corporate/economic/financial wealth consumer/shareholder wealthoil/mineral/gas wealth Despite the country's oil wealth, most of its citizens live in poverty. wealth creation/redistribution
[S] a large amount of something good: a wealth of data/detail/information The website gives a wealth of data on a company's stock. He brings a wealth of industry experience to his new position.
→  See also national wealth
Translations of “wealth”
in Korean 부…
in Arabic ثَرْوة…
in French fortune, abondance…
in Turkish zenginlik, varlık, servet…
in Italian ricchezza, patrimonio, sostanze…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錢財, 財富,錢財…
in Russian богатство…
in Polish majątek, bogactwo…
in Spanish fortuna, riqueza, abundancia…
in Portuguese riqueza, fortuna…
in German der Reichtum…
in Catalan riquesa…
in Japanese 財産…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钱财, 财富,钱财…
(Definition of wealth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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