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English definition of “affluent”

affluent

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