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us   /ˈwel·təˈdu/
showing signs of being successful; rich: It was a well-to-do neighborhood of large, single-family homes with big backyards.
(Definition of well-to-do from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “well-to-do”
in Arabic موسِر…
in Korean 잘 사는…
in Portuguese bem de vida…
in Catalan adinerat…
in Japanese 裕福な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 富有的,有钱的…
in Turkish varlıklı, hâli vakti yerinde…
in Russian состоятельный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 富有的,有錢的…
in Italian agiato…
in Polish zamożny…
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