get-rich-quick Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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get-rich-quickadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌɡet.rɪtʃ.ˈkwɪk/ disapproving
used to ​describe a ​plan or ​wish to make a lot of ​money in a ​shorttime: He ​refused to get ​involved in a friend's ​unrealistic get-rich-quick scheme. People ​love the get-rich-quick ​promise of ​gambling.
(Definition of get-rich-quick from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “get-rich-quick”
in Chinese (Simplified) 快速致富…
in Chinese (Traditional) 快速致富…
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