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the wherewithalnoun [S]

uk   /ˈweə.wɪ.ðɔːl/  us   /ˈwer.wɪ.ðɑːl/
the ​moneynecessary for a ​particularpurpose: I'd like to ​buy a ​biggerhouse, but I don't have the wherewithal. [+ to infinitive] Poor ​families lack the wherewithal tohire good ​lawyers.
(Definition of the wherewithal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the wherewithal”
in Chinese (Simplified) 必要的资金…
in Chinese (Traditional) 必要的資金…
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