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Meaning of “wealth” in the English Dictionary

"wealth" in British English

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wealthnoun

uk   us   /welθ/
  • wealth noun (MONEY)

B2 [U] a ​largeamount of ​money or ​valuable possessions that someone has: During a ​successfulbusinesscareer, she ​accumulated a ​greatamount of wealth.

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(Definition of wealth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wealth" in American English

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wealthnoun [U]

 us   /welθ/
  • wealth noun [U] (MONEY)

a ​largeamount of ​money and other ​valuable possessions: His wealth is so ​great that ​money doesn’t ​mean much to him.
  • wealth noun [U] (LARGE AMOUNT)

a ​largeamount: Jim has a wealth of ​teachingexperience.
wealthy
adjective  us   /ˈwel·θi/
Natural ​resources and a well-trained ​workforce make a ​country wealthy.
(Definition of wealth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"wealth" in Business English

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wealthnoun

uk   us   /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 ​citizenslive 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 ofindustry experience to his new ​position.
(Definition of wealth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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