rich people

rich people
noun
people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
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only the very rich benefit from this legislation

Syn: ↑rich
Ant: ↑poor (for: ↑rich), ↑poor people
Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form
Hypernyms: ↑people

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