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affluent

adjective
 
 
/ˈæfluənt/
having a lot of money: affluent families/neighbourhoodsWealthiness and wealthy
affluence
 
 
/ˈæfluəns/ noun [U]
Translations of “affluent”
in Korean 부유한…
in Arabic غَني, موسِر…
in French riche…
in Turkish varlıklı, zengin, hali vakti yerinde…
in Italian affluente, abbiente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 富裕的, 富足的…
in Russian богатый…
in Polish zamożny…
in Spanish próspero, rico…
in Portuguese opulento, abundante, rico…
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…
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