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well-off

adjective ( also well off)
 
 
/ˌwelˈɒf/
rich: My old customers were well-off, middle-aged people. Grants are available for less well-off families.
used to describe a place where rich people live: He grew up in a well-off district of Houston.
Translations of “well-off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 富有的, 富有的,有錢的…
in Russian состоятельный…
in Turkish zengin, varlıklı, hâli vakti yerinde…
in Chinese (Simplified) 富有的, 富有的,有钱的…
in Polish zamożny, dobrze sytuowany…
(Definition of well-off adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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