from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Affluence.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abundant flow or supply; affluence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Affluence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete affluence


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  • I think of the vast majority of Americans now awash in the virus of affluency, an 'affluenza' of sorts, a toxicity of wealth wherein obesity, diabetes, and chronic illnesses abound.

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  • We need to spend our money on renewables, energy efficiency, reduction of affluency, change in the food systembecause the FDA can blow me ugh.

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  • In contrast to the Jain meagre population of believers, have built numerous grandiose Jain temples that surpass in splendor and expense representing evidence of remarkable affluency of Jains.


  • But increased affluency and an increased desire to be affluent has made shark fin meat and fishing much more ubiquitious in the past two decades in China.

    Shark Under Attack

  • While her uniform of ripped fishnet tights, denim cut-offs and battered biker jackets don't immediately place her as a poster girl for Chanel's boucle jackets, the label's creative director, Karl Lagerfeld, will no doubt be taken by her individuality and affluency - her grandfather Jack is a property tycoon worth in the region of £500million. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • People try to project their affluency or rank in the church through their dress.


  • Mobile coupons are already so prevalent and so convenient regardless of anyone’s affluency…ie Google android coupon apps.

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