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"affluent" in British English

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affluentadjective

uk   us   /ˈæf.lu.ənt/
C1 having a lot of ​money or ​owning a lot of things: affluent ​nations/​neighbourhoods
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affluence
noun [U] uk   us   /-əns/
What we are ​seeingincreasingly is a ​society of ​private affluence and ​publicsqualor.
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(Definition of affluent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"affluent" in American English

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affluentadjective

 us   /ˈæfˌlu·ənt, əˈflu-/
having a lot of ​money or possessions; ​rich: We ​live in an affluent ​neighborhood.
affluence
noun [U]  us   /ˈæfˌlu·əns, əˈflu-/
She makes a ​display of affluence.
(Definition of affluent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"affluent" in Business English

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affluentadjective

uk   us   /ˈæfluənt/
having a lot of ​money and possessions: The ​store will ​benefit from its ​base of affluent ​customers to whom various other ​products will be ​sold in ​duecourse. Some have argued that ​ethicalfood is a ​sign of an affluent ​society with a lot of ​time.
(Definition of affluent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “affluent”
in Korean 부유한…
in Arabic غَني, موسِر…
in Malaysian kaya/berpengaruh…
in French riche…
in Russian богатый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 富裕的, 富足的…
in Italian affluente, abbiente…
in Turkish varlıklı, zengin, hali vakti yerinde…
in Polish zamożny…
in Spanish próspero, rico…
in Vietnamese giàu có…
in Portuguese opulento, abundante, rico…
in Thai ร่ำรวย, มั่งคั่ง…
in German reich…
in Catalan ric, opulent…
in Japanese 裕福な, 金持ちの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 富裕的, 富足的…
in Indonesian kaya, makmur…
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