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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwell-offˌwell-ˈoff adjective (comparative better-off, superlative best-off)  1 RICHhaving a lot of money, or enough money to have a good standard of living opp badly-off children from well-off families Many pensioners are less well-off (=have less money) than they used to be.see thesaurus at rich2 be well-off for something3 you don’t know when you’re well-off
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well-offStella's family is well-off.If so, this would compound the effect on housing of its tax rises for the well-off.Female illiteracy, even in the well-off classes, is one of the characteristics of the decadence that led to colonization.One suspects, however, that the active wear will be embraced by comfortable well-off commuters in 4x4s.Children from well-off families would rather play computer games than go outside.He guessed that, if anything, he must look like an under-steward employed in a moderately well-off family.Meanwhile, well-off laymen kept clergy in virtual peonage.Tobacco profits jumped 16%, thanks to the growth in smoking in less well-off parts of the world.The well-off westerners who came here for enlightenment, what did they see?
From Longman Business Dictionarywell offˌwell ˈoff, well-off adjective having more money than other people, or enough money to live comfortablyThere should be some safeguards to protect less well-off people who live on fixed, low incomes. opposite badly off
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