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rich

adjective     /rɪtʃ/
MONEY
A2 having much more money than most people, or owning things that could be sold for a lot of money: She's the third richest woman in Britain. These cars are only for the rich.Wealthiness and wealthyPlenty and abundant
CONTAINING A LOT
B2 containing a lot of something that is important or valuable: rich soil Both foods are rich in Vitamin C.Plenty and abundant
FOOD
B2 Rich food has a lot of butter, cream, or eggs in it: a rich saucePleasant to eat or drinkVarious qualities of food
STRONG
A rich sound is low and strong, and a rich colour is bright and strong.Power and intensityEnergy, force and power
richness noun [U]
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