[ bet-er-awf, -of ]
/ ˈbɛt ərˈɔf, -ˈɒf /


being in better circumstances, especially economically: Only the better-off nations can afford to send probes into space.


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Origin of better-off

First recorded in 1860–65 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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