Affluent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæfluənt|  American pronunciation of the word affluent
Brit.  |ˈaflʊənt|  British pronunciation of the word affluent

noun

- an affluent person; a person who is financially well off
- a branch that flows into the main stream (syn: confluent, feeder, tributary)

adjective

- having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value(syn: flush, loaded, moneyed, substantial, wealthy)

Examples

His family was more affluent than most.

...he is affluent and can afford to send his children to the best schools...

...the Nipigon and the St. Louis rivers are affluents of Lake Superior...

In the centre there was an affluent fountain of the clearest water.

the affluent Côte d'Azur

...a novel that examines the decadency of a group of overprivileged teens in an affluent suburb...

...a decaying, impoverished city environed by affluent suburbs...

...longtime residents resented the preemption of their urban neighborhood by this influx of affluent yuppies...

This led to the creation of a new, affluent middle class.

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