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 for personal wealth
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wealth \Wealth\, n. [OE. welthe, from wele; cf. D. weelde
     luxury. See Weal prosperity.]
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     1. Weal; welfare; prosperity; good. [Obs.] "Let no man seek
        his own, but every man another's wealth." --1 Cor. x. 24.
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     2. Large possessions; a comparative abundance of things which
        are objects of human desire; esp., abundance of worldly
        estate; affluence; opulence; riches.
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              I have little wealth to lose.         --Shak.
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              Each day new wealth, without their care, provides.
                                                    --Dryden.
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              Wealth comprises all articles of value and nothing
              else.                                 --F. A.
                                                    Walker.
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     3. (Econ.)
        (a) In the private sense, all property which has a money
            value.
        (b) In the public sense, all objects, esp. material
            objects, which have economic utility.
        (c) Those energies, faculties, and habits directly
            contributing to make people industrially efficient; in
            this sense, specifically called personal wealth.
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     Active wealth. See under Active.
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     Syn: Riches; affluence; opulence; abundance.
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