Definition of 'affluence'
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So that the rest of the world in its growing affluence can eat beef. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But my own growing affluence has increased my distance. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)The city's relative affluence has long been reflected in its property values. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The charity's current assets of just over 20 million suggest great affluence. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)The relative affluence of the South East appears to have increased and the centre of economic gravity may have moved further south. Home-ownership - differentiation and fragmentation (1990)
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Translations for 'affluence'
British English: affluence NOUN
Affluence is the state of having a lot of money or a high standard of living.
The postwar era was one of new affluence for the working class.
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