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what is the difference between (rich) and (wealthy)?
May 16, 2024 6:15 PM
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In etiquette, people preferred to be called wealthy and not rich.
May 17, 2024 2:41 AM
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Wealth is not about money It's about living a fulfiling life,doing what you love and making a positive impact on others Rich is a power based on many
May 17, 2024 8:38 AM
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Rich people may focus more on spending and maintaining a certain lifestyle, while wealthy people may prioritize accumulating assets that produce income or appreciate in value
May 17, 2024 9:00 AM
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The two terms might be used interchangeably in some contexts. However, 'rich' is when someone has a high-income or fancy cars and a mansion. 'Wealthy,' on the other hand, is used for someone whose wealth (or net worth) is sustainable and lasting. A 'wealthy' person might have multiple sources of income and profitable assets, a strong investment portfolio and so on. This is why when you talk about affluent families, you'd say, "They're wealthy." Hope that helps :)
May 17, 2024 6:17 AM
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Wealthy has its origins in the idea of well-being and health. Rich has its origins in the idea being strong or powerful. Both refer to someone having a lot of money (or wealth or riches). If you are describing someone that has a lot of money both rich and wealthy will make the point equally well. Possibly due to its association with well-being and health people often prefer to be described as wealthy rather that rich. - Someone that has a lot of money is often described as 'well-off'. - Something that has a large quantity of something considered good is described as having 'a wealth' of that thing. For example: 'these books contain a wealth of information'. (But you would never refer to these things as 'wealthy') - Food that has a lot of oil, butter or cream is described as 'rich'. (Usually as a mild criticism, as in 'it's nice but too rich for me' or 'be careful, it's very rich').
May 17, 2024 6:15 AM
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