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adjective rich pronunciation in American English /rɪtʃ/
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superlativerichest
  1. 1
    owning a lot of money, property, or valuable possessions
    His invention has made him a rich man.
    one of the world’s richest countries
    A lot of people thought they could get rich by investing in Internet companies.
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    1. a.

      the rich

      people who have a great deal of money, property, or valuable possessions
      a tax-cutting program that will only benefit the rich
      (the) rich and (the) poor: the increasing gap between the rich and the poor
      the rich and famous: a glamorous life in the company of the rich and famous
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  2. 2
    containing a large quantity of something
    rich iron deposits
    rich in: an area rich in natural resources
    a diet rich in protein
    a speech rich in irony
  3. 5
    interesting, with a lot of different qualities, experiences, or events
    a town with a rich cultural heritage
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  4. 6
    beautiful, expensive, and of very high quality
    rich silks and brocades
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  5. 7
    a rich color, sound, or smell is strong in a pleasant way
    a rich deep green
    a rich baritone voice
    the rich odor of spiced meats
  6. 8
    worth a great deal of money, or bringing a great deal of money
    the tournament with golf’s richest first prize
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