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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Prosperous or rich.

Usage examples (26)
  • There are many affluent families in St. Louis.
  • An affluent banker
  • Do you think that landlords in affluent areas take vouchers?
  • They lived in affluent areas and attended mostly white prep schools. for more
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  • "Affluent" (or wealthy) people don't usually throw their money down the drain. If they did, their riches would turn into "effluent" (waste in a sewer).
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