Definition of riches noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

riches

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈrɪtʃəz//
 
[plural]
 
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  • large amounts of money and valuable or beautiful possessions a career that brought him fame and riches material riches She was a famous model whose looks were her riches.
  • Idioms
    an embarrassment of riches
     
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    so many good things that it is difficult to choose just one The town has an embarrassment of riches to offer tourists.
    (from) rags to riches
     
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    from being extremely poor to being very rich a rags-to-riches story Hers was a classic tale of rags to riches.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: riches