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English definition of “well-to-do”


adjective     /ˌweltəˈduː/ old-fashioned
having a lot of money : a well-to-do family Wealthiness and wealthy
(Definition of well-to-do adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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