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wealth of something

Fig. a large amount of something. There's a wealth of information on parrots at the library. The junkyard had a wealth of used car parts.
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Its share of the wealth of the country consists of clothes and household furniture, with here and there, in very rare cases, an unencumbered home.
The feeling, from being morbid, was changed to a healthful and active desire to emulate the character, the condition, and, peradventure, the wealth of their ancestors also.
If we compare the wealth of the United Netherlands with that of Russia or Germany, or even of France, and if we at the same time compare the total value of the lands and the aggregate population of that contracted district with the total value of the lands and the aggregate population of the immense regions of either of the three last-mentioned countries, we shall at once discover that there is no comparison between the proportion of either of these two objects and that of the relative wealth of those nations.
The wealth of nations depends upon an infinite variety of causes.
For another reason, the votes allowed in the federal legislature to the people of each State, ought to bear some proportion to the comparative wealth of the States.
The porter, who had often heard people speak of the immense wealth of Sindbad, could not help feeling envious of one whose lot seemed to be as happy as his own was miserable.
When a country is fully developed and its production keeps pace with its consumption, if private wealth is to increase as well as the wealth of the community at large, there must be exchanges with other communities, which will keep a balance on the right side of the balance-sheet.
Then I turned my attention to another kind of production, that should increase the welfare rather than the wealth of these poor folk.
The more the plundering by the French continued, the more both the wealth of Moscow and the strength of its plunderers was destroyed.
However, in terms of total wealth (net of household wealth), Saudi Arabia ranked first with an estimated wealth of $772 billion, closely followed by the UAE with an estimated wealth of $603 billion.
Saudi Arabia topped with an estimated total wealth (net house hold wealth) of $772 billion, closely followed by the UAE with an estimated wealth of $603 billion.
The Eurozone's total wealth of $53 trillion in 2017 is comparable to the total wealth of the US at the end of the 1990s.
The Eurozone's total wealth of USD 53 trillion in 2017 is comparable to the total wealth of the US at the end of the 1990s.
There are a wealth of tax-advantaged retirement savings options, each with its own eligibility rules, investment limits and payout rules.
Proverbs 13:22 (King James Version) reminds us that: "A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.