better-off

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Adjective[edit]

better-off

  1. Alternative spelling of better off.
  2. comparative form of well-off: more well-off
  • Only the better-off nations can afford to send probes into space.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This spelling often preferred for attributive use (before a noun) and to avoid associating the off with a following word.
  • This spelling often less preferred in predicative use (after is).

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