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wealth

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwealthwealth /welθ/ ●●○ W3 noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable]MONEYOWN a large amount of money, property etc that a person or country owns 🔊 The country’s wealth comes from its oil. 🔊 the distribution of wealth (=the way wealth is divided among the people of a country or society) 🔊 The purpose of industry is to create wealth.2 a wealth of something
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wealthThe market economic game has to begin with an initial distribution of income and wealth.This chapter is concerned with the study of the unequal distribution of power, prestige and wealth in society.Table 8-5 tracks the share of total household wealth held by the richest 1 percent of households between 1922 and 1981.They invest it in creating more wealth.It must be cleaned up and sanitized lest our environment become intolerable and our wealth a curse instead of a blessing.Gradually we realised that despite the wealth, warmth and comfort, Templecombe held an eerie, sinister air.create wealthThey do create wealth, but wealth that Thatcher and Co. want to cream off without paying anything in return.Third, a large public sector aids economic decline since it does not create wealth whereas the private sector does.And in the process, they began to create wealth on a very large scale.The Conservative Government always said that we had to create wealth first, and then improve our public services.The purpose of industry is to create wealth.This positive mandate to create wealth however is in the context of our fiduciary responsibilities.The order to create wealth can never justify permanent damage to the balance of nature.Government can do much to set the boundaries in which it is possible to create wealth.
From Longman Business Dictionarywealthwealth /welθ/ noun [uncountable] a large amount of money or valuable possessionsColombia’s economy needn’t rely solely on its mineral wealth.The legislation is designed to give American firms the ability togenerate wealth from overseas operations.wealthy adjectiveThe firm manages money for wealthy investors and small corporations. national wealth
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