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man of means

A wealthy man. His extravagant spending habits led everyone to believe that he was a man of means.
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Marriage is not the only option for men of means and beautiful women in Belle Epoque France.
Whilst it is all well and good to 'clean up' the system by stopping people from opening themselves up to charges of corruption I fear it could lead to a Parliament similar to long ago when it was populated only by men of means.
The founders were young men of means who had toured the continent and wished to share the glory of classical art with their fellow Englishmen.
Before retiring from her profession, Erica was an upscale, high-end, and much sought after call girl who functioned as a personal escort for men of means, authority, and power.
Gerson sketches in a particular historic epoch, the period 1830 to 1880, when men of means and erudition enjoyed the upper hand in provincial life.
Korean society--North and South--has long allowed men of means to live double lives as both doting fathers and carousing womanizers.