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Wealthy

Describing a person or entity with strong financial resources. There is no strict definition of how much one needs to have in order to be "wealthy," but, in general, it refers to one with more money or assets relative to others in a society. The wealthy drive economic growth. Some believe this ought to be encouraged, as it eventually makes the remainder of society wealthier; others, however, believe growth is strongest when the needs of multiple classes are balanced. A few others believe wealthy persons ought to have most of their resources confiscated and redistributed, but this is a minority opinion.
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The five permanent members of the Security Council, among the wealthier nations in the world, only contribute around 3,000 personnel total, with China making up the majority of this contribution.
The fifth experiment focused on positive attitudes toward greed as one mechanism why some people from wealthier backgrounds behave in a more unethical fashion.
Subramanian said that he didn't want to minimize the problem of obesity, which means that many countries in the world need two opposite public health efforts: encouraging wealthier people to curb their caloric intake, while trying to get more food to the people who need it.
But the SNP claimed Ireland, Iceland and Norway were still wealthier than the UK despite their economic woes.
More than a third say they would think about retraining or re-qualifying for a better paid job, 12% wouldmarry someone with money and 7% would gamble to try and become wealthier.
I'm pleased to see the opportunities that younger players get as a result of the wealthier clubs being barred from plunging instantly into the transfer market as soon as someone gets injured.
David Miller, who both represent the southeast suburbs, introduce--d a so-called tax swap bill that would increase the state income tax from 3 percent to 5 percent and decrease property taxes by various amounts throughout the state, with wealthier areas getting the highest discounts.
Bronte and a search party finally track them down, and though Martha and Heslington escape, Martha eventually returns to her inheritance and the comforts of a wealthier life.
The goal is to persuade the developed countries to reduce their agricultural tariffs and farm subsidies (which keep prices artificially low) and boost the access of poor farmers in developing countries to markets in wealthier ones.
In speaking about immigration, people who advocate massive or unlimited immigration usually contend that immigrants make Americans wealthier because immigrants are a hardworking group who are not here for government handouts.
If you've been to Mexico numerous times and are beginning to dream of a wealthier lifestyle south of the border, then this newly updated and expanded fourth edition of "Live Better South Of The Border In Mexico: A Practical Guide For Living And Working", is for you.
The following are five trends to a wealthier future: