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rentier

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈrɒn.ti.eɪ/ US  /rɑ̃ːnˈtjeɪ/ formal mainly disapproving
a person whose money comes from investments and who therefore does not have to work
食利人(某人的钱来自投资,因此他们不需工作)
the rentier class
食利阶层
Financial investments and the stock marketWealthy people
(Definition of rentier from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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