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where·with·al(wâr′wĭth-ôl′, -wĭth-, hwâr′-)
The necessary means, especially financial means: didn't have the wherewithal to survive an economic downturn.
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the wherewithal necessary funds, resources, or equipment (for something or to do something): these people lack the wherewithal for a decent existence.
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where•with•al(ˈʰwɛər wɪðˌɔl, -wɪθ-, ˈwɛər-)
1. that with which to do something; means or supplies for the purpose or need, esp. money: the wherewithal to pay my rent.adv.
2. by means of which; out of which.
3. Archaic. wherewith.pron.
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noun resources, means, money, funds, capital, supplies, ready (informal), essentials, ready money She didn't have the financial wherewithal to start a new business.
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1. The ability and the means to meet situations effectively:
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wherewithal[ˈwɛɒwɪðɔːl] N the wherewithal (to do sth) → los medios (para hacer algo), los recursos (para hacer algo)
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wherewithal[ˈwɛəwɪðˌɔːl] n the wherewithal (to do sth) → i mezzi mpl (per fare qc)
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