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  • n  people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • a  possessing material wealth
    her father is extremely rich
    many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles
  • a  having an abundant supply of desirable qualities or substances (especially natural resources)
    blessed with a land rich in minerals
    rich in ideas
    rich with cultural interest
  • s  of great worth or quality
    a rich collection of antiques
  • s  marked by great fruitfulness
    rich soil
  • s  strong; intense
    a rich red
  • s  very productive
    rich seams of coal
  • a  high in mineral content; having a high proportion of fuel to air
    a rich vein of copper", "a rich gas mixture
  • a  suggestive of or characterized by great expense
    a rich display
  • s  containing plenty of fat, or eggs, or sugar
    rich desserts
    they kept gorging on rich foods
  • s  marked by richness and fullness of flavor
    a rich ruby port
  • s  pleasantly full and mellow
    a rich tenor voice
  • s  affording an abundant supply
    a rich supply

  • A conflict between two worldsone rich, one pooris developing, and the battlefield is the globe itself.
  • India's rich are doing well, and good for thembut the growing middle class is the real story.
  • The polluter gets very rich.
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in AFP
    For decades, Walter Cronkite was the most trusted voice in America,said Obama in a White House statement. "His rich baritone reached millions of living rooms every night, and in an industry of icons, Walter set the standard by which all...
  • Guillermo del Toro in Washington Post
    After nearly two years of living, breathing and designing a world as rich as Tolkien's Middle Earth, I must, with great regret, take leave from helming these wonderful pictures,said del Toro, who directed "Pan's Labyrinth" and "Hellboy."
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in The Herald
    Instead, Mrs Clinton, her outrage real or simulated, said: "People embrace faith not because they are materially poor but because they are spiritually rich. People don't need a president who looks down on them. They need a president who stands up...

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