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rich

  
      adj  
   (=wealthy)  
[person, country]  
riche  
→ You're going to be a very rich man ...        
→ He's made himself rich and famous.        
→ The United States is one of the richest countries.        
to get rich      s'enrichir  
→ Their one aim in life is to get rich        
   (=expensive)  
[gift, clothes, fabrics]  
somptueux (-euse)     
→ rich silk        
   [source, supply, deposit]   abondant (e)     
to be rich in sth      être riche en qch  
→ bananas are rich in vitamin A        
   [cake, dish, food, sauce]   (=nourishing)   riche  
→ ... the rich foods of Gascony ...        
   (=hard to digest)   lourd (e)     
The sauce was too rich.      La sauce était trop lourde.  
→ Additional cream would make it too rich.        
   [soil, earth]   riche, fertile  
→ Farmers grow rice in the rich soil.        
   [colours, smell]   intense  
→ ... a glossy rich red colour.        
coffee with a rich aroma      un café à l'arôme intense  
   [voice, sound]   chaud (e)     
→ She has a lovely, rich singing voice.        
   [history, heritage]   riche  
→ the rich history of the island        
→ A rich and varied cultural life.        
to live a rich life      avoir une vie bien remplie  
   [variety]   grand (e)     
[collection, mixture]  
riche
   *   that's rich!, that's a bit rich!      c'est gonflé! *     
→ he says that women can't keep secrets. That's rich, coming from him, the professional sneak        
→ Callaghan criticised Howard for `flitting from department to department". Coming from a former Home Secretary, Foreign Secretary Chancellor and Prime Minister, that's a bit rich.        
      npl  
the rich      les riches    mpl     
the rich and famous      les gens    mpl   riches et célèbres  
   riches  
      npl   (=wealth)   richesses    fpl     


get-rich-quick scheme   *  
      n   combine    f   *   pour faire fortune rapidement
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
See also:

riches, richly, richness, rice

rich adj.
riche ; riches (mpl)

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
gros bénéfice
v.
devenir riche
adj.
nouveau riche
adj.
plein aux as
exp.
drôlement riche
adj.
riche et célèbre
n.
format de texte enrichi
[Comp.]
exp.
c'est fort de café
surtout pour indiquer un elément d'hypocrisie
v.
faire fortune
[Bus.]
pr. part
faisant fortune
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[Comp.]
n.
rich voice
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