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well-off

adjective booming, doing quite well, fortuitous, fortunate, halcyon, happy, moneyed, of adequate means, on top of the world, prosperous, successful, thriving, triumphant, wealthy
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According to the World Bank, a country or region should be recognized as moderately well-off when its per capita GDP exceeds
Surely, it is those people that this aid should be going to, rather than a blanket payment that embraces many who may well be less well-off, thanks to inflation, but who can still manage quite comfortably.
The plot goes thus: Edward Zanni, a New Jersey teen consumed with the desire to study acting at Juilliard, learns to his horror that (a) his dad won't pay, and (b) thanks to said dad, he's too well-off to qualify for financial aid.
The man, who was well-off, died and his widow mentioned in passing that his will provided for the symphony, the art gallery, the museum .
In a prosperous Seattle suburb, an assemblage of ordinary and seemingly well-off individuals have the (mis)fortune to encounter a free copy of "The Rich Man's Investment Letter".
They also warned of the development of a social rift if only well-off families find it affordable to send their children to private institutions for regular schooling.
The very well-off have been big winners on two fronts, as they secured enormous gains in income in both the 1980s and 1990s and then received extremely large tax cuts in 2001 and again this year.
These reforms to the Russian pension system aim to assist in increasing the rate of return individuals can expect to earn on their social security contributions, allow individuals to assume greater responsibility for their well-being, and give those who are less well-off a chance to accumulate some financial assets.
Critics point out that the practice also favors well-off students who can afford to commit to a school because they don't need to wait on financial aid approval from that institution, or others they are considering.
Used to a life of ease among the well-off of London, he hates everything about life at sea.
That structure, at least in the Catholic heartland around Dublin and the southern ports, was dominated by well-off commercial farmers and their clerical cousins.
Born to a relatively well-off family in Pittsburgh's Hill District, which in the '30s was a center for African-American culture, Harris captured a dignified side of black working-class life.