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worldly

adjective
 
 
/ˈwɜːldli/
sb's worldly goods/possessions everything that someone owns: She lost all her worldly possessions in a fire.Belongings and possessions
having had a lot of experience of life: a worldly womanExperienced
Translations of “worldly”
in Chinese (Traditional) 物質的, 塵世的, 非精神的…
in Russian умудренный, искушенный в жизни…
in Turkish görmüş geçirmiş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 物质的, 尘世的, 非精神的…
in Polish światowy…
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