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UK [welθ] / US noun [uncountable]
1)
a) 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.

b) the state of being rich

He had an obsession with power and wealth.

Economic growth creates both wealth and poverty.

2)
a) 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.

b) a large amount of a useful quality or skill
wealth of:

He brings with him a wealth of specialist knowledge.


English dictionary. 2014.

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