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English definition of “better off”

better off

adjective [never before noun]
 
 
RICHER richer: We're a lot better off now that Jane's started work again.Wealthiness and wealthy
BETTER SITUATION in a better situation: Simon's such an idiot - you'd be better off without him.Advantage and disadvantage
you're better off doing sth used to give advice: You're better off getting a taxi.Giving advice
(Definition of better off from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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