the wealthy


: wealthy people
policies to benefit the wealthy

Examples of the wealthy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the ever-changing urban landscape of New York City, where real estate is in extremely high demand, there are myriad examples of development — or the tastes of the wealthy and powerful — overtaking public art. Anna Kodé, New York Times, 31 May 2024 Where to watch: Apple TV+ Downton Abbey Upstairs-downstairs drama is at its most compelling and addictive in Downton Abbey, a series that centers on the wealthy and titled Crawley family and the crew of servants who maintain their lifestyle at their country estate in Yorkshire.a. Cady Lang, TIME, 16 May 2024 But two recent marathon-long public meetings and changes to the project have raised concerns among worker advocates about the project’s future, and if the wealthy coastal town that rallied behind the low-income workers after the mass shooting will support their need for housing. Salvador Hernandez, Los Angeles Times, 10 May 2024 Vice President Kamala Harris rallied members of one of the nation’s largest labor unions in a key battleground state on Tuesday, redoubling Democrats’ efforts to cast themselves as the true champions of the working class and Republicans as catering to the wealthy. Nicholas Nehamas, New York Times, 21 May 2024 Buying a house in today’s market can be tedious and wildly expensive—even for the wealthy who can afford to buy a second home. Sydney Lake, Fortune, 20 May 2024 The former wants to keep the wealthy rich, the powerful in power, the elite ruling on endless repeat. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 16 May 2024 Many voters criticized the plan put forward by the Chiefs as catering primarily to VIPs and the wealthy. CBS News, 15 May 2024 Elsewhere around the globe, several locales have become more attractive to the wealthy over the past few years. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 8 May 2024

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“The wealthy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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