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affluent

adjective uk   /ˈæf.lu.ənt/ us  
C1 having a lot of money or owning a lot of things: affluent nations/neighbourhoods
Synonym
Wealthiness and wealthy
affluence
noun [U] uk   /-əns/ us  
What we are seeing increasingly is a society of private affluence and public squalor.
Synonym
Wealthiness and wealthy
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