Definition of 'wealthy'
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Nobody wants to be lectured on global ethics by an immensely wealthy man in yoga pants. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Also joining the rush are wealthy foreign investors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their rarity is down to their status as the chief asset of a wealthy family. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her family is wealthier than most and has seen more sorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Only wealthy people will able to buy houses with large enough gardens to not be affected. The Sun (2016)A rival appears - a wealthy businessman, who makes the woman an indecent proposal. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We are also not being denied the entertainment supplied by the buying feats of the international wealthy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It works by selling individual invoices to wealthy investors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Any technology which requires a capital investment will be more readily available to the wealthier people. Science, Technology, and Social Change (1988)He has since been convicted of corruption and lives as a wealthy international refugee. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And he hopes wealthy investors will fund the venture. The Sun (2010)But all the models are dependent on finding a wealthy new investor to come up with the cash. The Sun (2009)This gift for things mechanical and his skill as a mechanical engineer quickly made him a very wealthy man. THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)Why did such a wealthy family need to fund the marriage of its grandson through a tacky magazine deal? The Sun (2008)The wealthier the family, the higher the wall. Christianity Today (2000)Very wealthy people don't like to be questioned about whether they can support a cheque. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You need to know the right people, have wealthy sponsors and get to drive the right cars. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The reforms will benefit wealthy property investors, or those who have held on to a former home. Times, Sunday Times (2007)TARGET half a million wealthy people to ensure they are paying all the tax they owe. The Sun (2014)Amid global economic turmoil, rare comic books seem to be regarded as a safe haven for wealthy investors. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Why should those with bank deposits earning a pittance be subject to taxation, but much wealthier equity investors be exempt? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The new visas open the way for wealthy foreign investors to get a British passport in half the present six years. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Asking prices for properties worth 1 million or more increased in the third quarter of the year as wealthy overseas investors cashed in. Times, Sunday Times (2011)At one point reputed to be the wealthiest man in the world, he gave most of his worldly goods away before he died. WHEN SCOTLAND RULED THE WORLD: The Story of the Golden Age of Genius, Creativity and Exploration (2002)He retired to England, a fabulously wealthy man. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If you're single, your new love has a wealthy family background. The Sun (2013)We get a lot of wealthy people from Silicon Valley. Times, Sunday Times (2010)More and more people, particularly wealthy people, have dogs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'wealthy'
British English: wealthy /ˈwɛlθɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is wealthy has a large amount of money, property, or valuable things.
...a wealthy international businessman.
- American English: wealthy
- Arabic: ثَرِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: rico
- Chinese: 富有的
- Croatian: bogat
- Czech: bohatý
- Danish: rig
- Dutch: rijk
- European Spanish: adinerado
- Finnish: varakas
- French: riche
- German: wohlhabend
- Greek: ευκατάστατος
- Italian: facoltoso
- Japanese: 富裕な
- Korean: 부유한
- Norwegian: velstående
- Polish: bogaty
- European Portuguese: rico
- Romanian: avut
- Russian: богатый
- Spanish: adinerado
- Swedish: rik
- Thai: ร่ำรวยมั่งคั่ง
- Turkish: varsıl
- Ukrainian: заможний
- Vietnamese: giàu có
British English: wealthy NOUN
The wealthy are people who are wealthy.
The best education should not be available only to the wealthy.
Definition of wealthy from the Collins English Dictionary
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