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wealth

EN[wɛlθ] [-ɛlθ]
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  • Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or valuable material possessions. This includes the core meaning as held in the originating old English word weal, which is from an Indo-European word stem.
  • The modern concept of wealth is of significance in all areas of economics, and clearly so for growth economics and development economics yet the meaning of wealth is context-dependent.
  • United Nations definition of inclusive wealth is a monetary measure which includes the sum of natural, human and physical assets. Natural capital includes land, forests, fossil fuels, and minerals.

    Definition of wealth in English Dictionary

  • NounPLwealthsSUF-th
    1. Riches; valuable material possessions.
      1. A great amount; an abundance or plenty.
        1. She brings a wealth of knowledge to the project.
      2. OBS Weal; welfare; prosperity; good; well-being; happiness; joy.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The subtraction of the wealth from the economy will result in recession.
          • The city is a restaurant-goer's nirvana for a wealth of reasons.
          • Subaru named it after the New York zip code Tribeca — a syllabic abbreviation of “Triangle Below Canal Street” — not so much to connote wealth and glamour
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -th
              • Suffixes that form nouns from adjectives
                • Words suffixed with -th
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Uncountable nouns
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              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of wealth for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "wealth" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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