Definition of 'rich'
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Why are some countries poor and others rich? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Finish with a rich oil to target dry ends. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Town halls have always been a rich source of stories about profligacy and waste. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These are savoury reds to be enjoyed with rich food. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is a rich country and it should be a good one to grow old in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The rich and famous can get away with heavily inked bodies. The Sun (2016)People with assets have got richer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Roast for 20-30 min until the glaze is rich in colour and slightly set. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are all in shock that such a rich and generous life has been extinguished far, far too soon. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is no scientific evidence that it has any great health benefits, but nutritionists say it is rich in minerals such as calcium and magnesium. The Sun (2016)Would it benefit the rich or the poor? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The gap in life expectancy between rich people and poor people is large. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The prize now is the rights to potential oil riches around them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The area is rich in natural treats as well. The Sun (2015)The essays assembled here are a rich source of anecdote and oddity. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)To get access to all the cables sent by all the diplomats working for the richest country. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The colours are richer and the shading more detailed. The Sun (2009)Why do rich people insist on giving horses such rubbish names? Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is as if to say following a richer club means the fans are more well off. The Sun (2013)Once we aspired to be rich and famous. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But those who stay at home could be missing out on more than a rich cultural experience. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These are men with a lot of rich friends. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Your new partner has a rich singing voice. The Sun (2008)They have filthy rich players with a distinct air of decadence about them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some dismiss her as a woman who hitched a ride to riches and fame. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Life is richer than we understand or are capable of understanding. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is a country rich in natural resources. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The generals around him are complicit and we know they have destroyed this immensely rich country. The Sun (2008)Fry until the slivers turn a rich reddish colour and become crisp. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The growing inequality between the rich and the poor is a real issue here and throughout the world. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To find such an abundant local concentration of large organisms clearly pointed to an unusually rich food source. Caves and Cave Life (1993)If this is the cause then you should ensure that the diet contains foods which are rich in these nutrients. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)To think that rich oil firms could be making it unnecessarily difficult for people who are already struggling with bills is shameful. The Sun (2013)
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