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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrichesrich‧es /ˈrɪtʃɪz/ noun [plural]  literaryMONEY expensive possessions and large amounts of money syn wealth He was enjoying his new-found riches. the story of her rise from rags to riches (=from being poor to being rich)
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richesFame and riches were instantly his.We have a right to all of that, to all its riches for constructing our modern identity.The Atocha and its riches were discovered in 1985 by treasure hunter Mel Fisher off the Florida coast.Wealth flowed back to Ulthuan and great were its riches.And with even more riches going to the big clubs, then it follows that even less goes to the smaller clubs.Jimmy, entering through the open gates, stared at the motorcar, a sign of real riches.He had soon squandered his family's riches.But this pop business is not all eight-figure deals and unimaginable riches.from rags to richesI used the analogy of a family that goes from rags to riches and back to rags in three or four generations.These he is at pains to hide in order to promote the fiction of his rise from rags to riches.
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