In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(money, possessions)riqueza feminineriquezas feminine literarya woman of wealth — una mujer rica / acaudalada / de dinero
- Class evolved through the possession of wealth and property.
- They are enjoying unprecedented wealth, earning easy money from the lucrative gambling trade which now funds their previously impoverished communities.
- It is wrong and stupid to impose the brunt of the reforms on the socially weak while ignoring all those who possess large incomes and wealth.
- Only 2 percent of all taxpayers possess enough wealth to pay an estate tax, and more than half the tax is paid by a minuscule 4,000 families a year.
- As well as being an attractive feature of the Lakeland hills, dry-stone walls also play a role in managing livestock as well as their nooks and crannies being home to a wealth of wildlife.
- Considered a good people manager, he is a man of considerable private wealth and property.
- Thus, he uses his wealth to bribe union officials to allow him to arrange for a private ward to be opened purely for the convenience of his father.
- She has a wealth of hilarious and eye-watering stories garnered from 45 years in the profession, which she tells with practised ease and the delivery of a professional comedian.
- He is a fitness leader and gym instructor with a wealth of qualifications and eight years' experience of helping people improve, maintain and achieve their fitness objectives.
- The one advantage he did possess was inherited wealth, which he pledged to spend for the benefit of others.
- She was a cultured woman, a great raconteur with a wealth of stories and anecdotes, a keen observer of life and above all she was a deeply religious woman, with a special devotion to St Padre Pio.
- He used some of his wealth to bribe officials of the Great Court, and through them, he knew everything that passed before the Queen.
- The fellow I was talking to was himself South African; he had a wealth of information, and only a few minutes to share his rich and politically charged experiences.
- This often leaves those regarded as having acquired wealth illegally in full possession and under no obligation to compensate anyone for previous wrongdoing.
- He brings a wealth of executive experience from previous roles in both the public and private sector to the mutual, non-profit friendly society.
- African Americans today only have eight cents for every dollar of wealth that White Americans possess.
- New taxes on wealth could redistribute money from older, better off Australians into education, health, and unemployment accounts for young Australians.
- The tradition of weather watching or amateur forecasting in Ireland has been passed on from generation to generation and has brought with it a wealth of lore and anecdotal observations.
- Bradford has a wealth of wonderful walks that people want to be able to enjoy - the Council has a duty to make sure rights of way stay open.
- He gave us a wealth of information about the KGB.
- He has a wealth of international experience behind him, but just as it has taken him a while to find a club and a team where he is happy and productive, it could be that his best days for Ireland are still ahead.
- In Dijon as elsewhere, these elites enjoyed considerable wealth, property, and status.
- Researchers and community activists supplied conference participants with a wealth of ideas.
- Organised by Ballina Parish Choir, this event will feature a wealth of local talent and special guests, Janet Harbison and members of the National Harp Orchestra.
- The event will be held on Saturday, April 16, and will also feature a wealth of objects collected during the Victorian era when exploration was a fashionable pastime of the wealthy.
- Such work has most often been done with the papers of men of national importance or considerable wealth whose papers were substantial.
- Thus, our productivity, wages and standards of living, our money and our wealth, are continually at risk.
- And it supplies a wealth of advice on deciding whether to go solo in the first place.
- The public has a claim on part of that money not only because of their contribution to private wealth, but because the public needs the money to create the kind of society we want in the future.
- In terms of this law, public officials who exhibit a lifestyle above their official means are prosecuted unless they can prove legitimate possession of this wealth.
- This week's testimony has made it much clearer that there was a wealth of intelligence available in the summer of 2001 indicating that a major terrorist attack was coming.
- There is a wealth of evidence that the support given to children in the first three to five years makes far more difference than, say, how universities select among those who have made the grade at 18.
- She shares our vision and aspirations for this unique venture, and brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to the project.
- However, an economic model that does not include the creation of wealth is about as valuable as an ecological model that does not include reproduction or predation.
- For nine days, the hikers will travel across the Cederberg Mountains, which offer stunning scenery, a vast array of preserved bushman artwork and a wealth of flora and fauna.
- For there are many such people who would never dream of obtaining money and wealth either at the expense of others, or by ill-gotten gains.
- ‘We supply them with a wealth of information twice a month,’ she said.
- Research has yielded a wealth of information about the buildings and its occupation in the late 15th century by Mr Snawsell, goldsmith, senior alderman and a Lord Mayor of York.
- Reducing inequality almost always requires redistributing wealth from the rich to the poor.
- Those who had paid their debts had more control over their work, and some seem to have accumulated considerable wealth in savings and jewellery.
- Possessed of wealth and power, they offered only promises to the poor.
1.2Economicsriqueza femininebefore noun wealth creation — creación de riqueza feminine
- Traditionally, material comfort, wealth, and security are the least of the concerns of forest dwellers.
- I dislike the fur trade when it exists in order for rich women to display their wealth, and am in favour of it when it helps not-rich people to stay warm in cold places.
2(large quantity)wealth of sth — abundancia de algo feminine
- a wealth of information/detail — abundancia / profusión de información/detalles
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