Definition of affluential in English:

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affluential

Pronunciation: /ˌaflo͞oˈen(t)SH(ə)l/
informal

adjective

Rich and socially influential: the daughter of an affluential businessman
More example sentences
  • You've been affluential in both the realms of music and writing, as well as spoken word and poetry.
  • I want to catch up to all those affluential people who've wasted hundreds of dollars at the tanning salon.
  • It has been a popular visiting spot from as early as the 17th century, solely reserved for affluential people belonging to the so-called Special Class.

noun

A rich and socially influential person: the local affluentials have driven up property values
More example sentences
  • The hotel bar is very popular in Barcelona and is a regular for some of Barcelona's most affluential in society.
  • The growth in young affluentials has a major positive influence on up-and-coming areas.
  • More young "affluentials" earning in excess of £60000 a year are living in the south of the borough, new figures have revealed.

Origin

Mid 19th century: blend of affluent and influential.

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Syllabification: af·flu·en·tial

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