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better off

adjective
     
better off [no comparative]
1 having more money than someone else or than you had before [≠ worse off]:
She'll be about £50 a week better off.
well-off (1)
2 happier, improved, more successful etc [≠ worse off]
better off with/without
I think she's better off without him.
be better off doing something (=used to give advice or an opinion)
He'd be better off starting with something simpler.

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