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affluence Line breaks: af¦flu|ence
Pronunciation: /ˈaflʊəns/

Definition of affluence in English:


[mass noun]
The state of having a great deal of money; wealth: a sign of our growing affluence
More example sentences
  • Now, in our new climate of national affluence, wealth and all its trappings seem available to anybody determined enough to have them.
  • The era was also one of prosperity and affluence, an era of material plenty.
  • Much greater wealth is concentrated in ever-decreasing numbers of centres of affluence.
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