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riches

[ rich-iz ]
/ ˈrɪtʃ ɪz /
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plural noun

abundant and valuable possessions; wealth.

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Origin of riches

1175–1225; Middle English, plural of Middle English riche wealth, power (Old English rīce power, rule; cognate with German Reich realm); confused with Middle English richesse wealth <Old French, equivalent to riche wealthy (<Germanic; see rich) + -esse-ess
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riches
/ (ˈrɪtʃɪz) /

pl n

wealth; an abundance of money, valuable possessions, or property
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