rich vs poor
better-off etter-off adj. 1. being in a more prosperous condition. better-off than his classmate [Narrower terms: {rich (vs. poor)}] WordNet 1.5]

2. in a more fortunate condition. she would have been better off if she had stuck to her Bible

Syn: better off. [WordNet 1.5] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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