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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoil-richˌoil-ˈrich adjective [only before noun] British English  an oil-rich country has plenty of natural oil under the ground from which it is able to make a lot of money the oil-rich Gulf States
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oil-richBut this had to be reconciled with the need for good relations with the oil-rich Arab countries.We know oil-rich regimes purchase their safety and others a dubious new credibility in Western eyes.Raimondo, the designer, was frantic; an oil-rich sheikh was coming in for a private showing with his wives.Then along came the Gulf's oil boom and Western banks found themselves flooded with investments from oil-rich sheikhs.Yet at the last count there were six oil-rich states bordering the Gulf.
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