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English definition of “wealth”

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
(Definition of wealth noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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