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American English: /rɪtʃ/
British English: /rɪtʃ/

Translation of rich in Spanish:

adjective richer, richest

  • 1 1.1 (wealthy) to become rich
    hacerse rico
    Example sentences
    • You can't argue that somehow this very rich family needs this money.
    • Simply shifting money from the rich to the poor is not the right way.
    • So, what are these schemes and are they worth considering if you find yourself in the position of being ‘asset rich but income poor’?
    1.2 (opulent)
    Example sentences
    • The narrower the layer of individuals enjoying success and the greater their wealth, the less rich the material and the less enduring the art.
    • Sage opened the door to see a fancy room with a fair sized bed, everything in the room looked rich and expensive as well.
    • Here, as in other places, Kent's elegant furniture and rich decoration anticipated the interiors of Robert Adam.
    1.3 (abundant)
    rich in somethingrich in vitamins/nitrates
    rico en vitaminas/nitratos
    her autobiography is rich in anecdotes
    su autobiografía abunda or es profusa en anécdotas
    Example sentences
    • Most of us are limited in the time we can spend on holiday so it's a matter of choices from the rich abundance of scenic delights that are available on this road.
    • Because of the rich nerve supply to the head, neck and face, any surgery, no matter how small and routine, carries an inherent risk of cardiac arrest.
    • Although Pattaya now has a rich abundance of retail stores, a few foodstuffs are still hard or impossible to obtain.
    Example sentences
    • Waterloo's culture is rich and full of interesting facts, periods and places.
    • George led a full and rich life that has touched and brought joy to many of us.
    • Roundabout at Bangalow is a delight - subtle, amusing and full of rich details that bring much of the last century to life.
  • 2 2.1
    (food) (con alto contenido de grasas, huevos, azúcar etc)
    avoid rich foods
    evite las comidas pesadas or indigestas
    a really rich sauce
    una salsa muy cremosa ( or dulce, sustanciosa etc. )
    I found the dessert too rich
    el postre me pareció empalagoso
    Example sentences
    • The wine is very rich, but the acidity saves it from being cloying.
    • The 2003 version has settled and is a rich, full-bodied table wine.
    • To neutralize the aftertaste of balut, the festival has halo-halo, a traditional, rich drink suitable for any occasion.
    (fuel mixture)
    de alto octanaje
    cálido e intenso
    Example sentences
    • I put my fuel mixture on rich, prop on full climb, and slowly released my brakes.
    • A black dry fluffy colored plug is caused by excessive idling of the bike or by deposits from a carburetor rich with too much gas.
    Example sentences
    • That's why I look at the rich agricultural land in Aberdeenshire and ask what can be done to make it generate more income and more jobs.
    • Physiographic provinces range from the High Tatras in the north to the rich agricultural lands of the plains and the Danube Basin to the south.
    • It was surrounded by rich agricultural land, while the river Wensum gave opportunities for trade with Europe.
    Example sentences
    • Their skills combined to produce the modern windows with bright rich colours and strong design that Spence wanted.
    • The image is generally sharp with rich colours, deep blacks and good shadow detail.
    • Her hair was a dark brown, a rich colour that matched her eyes.
  • 3 (laughable) [colloquial] that's rich coming from you!
    ¡tiene gracia que tú digas eso! [ironic]
    ¡mira quién habla!
    Example sentences
    • Gerry Adams said it was a bit rich of David Trimble to belatedly complain about his little trip to London to deliver an important speech.
    • So it's a bit rich for Mr Rudd to come out and criticise the Government over relations with PNG.
    • Criticism of over-specialisation is a bit rich from one who is herself exactly that, a haematologist.

plural noun

  • the rich it affects rich and poor alike
    afecta tanto a los ricos como a los pobres
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