Definition of 'affluent'
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In the small, affluent areas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The chic, affluent suburb has a decidedly Miami vibe. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are the picture of affluent family bliss, attending parties at their church, playing table tennis in the backyard or arguing over the dinner table. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those targeted were relatively affluent people who had some experience of investment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)An affluent middle class is likely to be a more confident one. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Labour needs to win the support of the affluent middle class quicker than it loses its base vote. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The serious split is between cities and their affluent suburbs versus the outer towns and much of the countryside. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The new job opportunities could allow thousands of people from poorer backgrounds to become more affluent and join the middle classes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This gap in healthy life expectancy between affluent older people and those on low incomes is a major cause for concern. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In the last two decades we have seen the growth of a more affluent group of people moving their homes internationally. Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)But his promotion of organic production has slowly found mainstream favour and now chimes very much with the affluent middle class. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But the family are not affluent. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Windermere is a pretty, affluent town. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The disparity is most pronounced in the capital's less affluent boroughs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Two-thirds of women in affluent areas knock back more than 21 units of alcohol a week. The Sun (2014)The town is affluent and close to sought-after schools. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Restaurants and clubs have opened in many of the township's more affluent areas. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This particular part of Salford has become more affluent in recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But in more affluent areas the figure was 54 per cent. The Sun (2008)As we become affluent, we buy them canned meat. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Today it is the archetypal affluent commuter town with good transport links London and a strong local economy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Coming in from our affluent suburb, it was a rare mass exposure to people who lived in the city proper. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In many instances this is because there is strong demand for cheaper properties from local buyers priced out of the more affluent suburbs and city centre. Times, Sunday Times (2007)THE best way to pick up a used car bargain is to buy from a dealer in less affluent areas. The Sun (2009)The family enjoyed an affluent lifestyle, including summer holidays at a house on the Danube. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The number of charity shops in one of Britain's most affluent towns is upsetting local businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'affluent'
British English: affluent ADJECTIVE
If you are affluent, you have a lot of money.
It is one of the most affluent areas in the country.
British English: affluent NOUN
The affluent are people who are affluent.
The diet of the affluent has not changed much over the decades.
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