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WEALTH Definition & Legal Meaning

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All material objects, capable of satisfying human wants, desires, or tastes,ha ring a value in exchange, and upon which human labor has been expeuded; i. e.,which have, by such labor, been either reclaimed from nature, extracted or gatheredfrom the earth or sea, manufactured from raw materials, improved, adapted, orcultivated.”The aggregate of all the things, whether material or immaterial, which contribute tocomfort and enjoyment which cannot be obtained without more or less labor, and which are objects of frequent barter and sale, iswhat we usually call ‘wealth.’ ” Boweu, Pol. Econ. See Branham v. State, 96 Ga. 307, 22S. E. 957.


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