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noun [uncountable] wealth pronunciation in American English /welθ/

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  1. 1
    a large amount of money and other valuable things

    They used some of their wealth to build magnificent town halls.

    People acquired wealth in the form of goods or animals.

    1. a.
      the state of being rich

      He had an obsession with power and wealth.

      Economic growth creates both wealth and poverty.

  2. 2
    a large supply of useful things

    The area attracted colonists because of its mineral wealth.

    wealth of:

    The change opens up a wealth of exciting new opportunities.

    1. a.
      a large amount of a useful quality or skill
      wealth of:

      He brings with him a wealth of specialist knowledge.


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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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