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What word or phrase does your mother always say?
/ˈbɛt ərˈɔf, -ˈɒf/
being in better circumstances, especially economically:
Only the better-off nations can afford to send probes into space.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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