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Definition of Affluent

Affluent

  1. Flowing to; flowing abundantly.
  2. Abundant; copious; plenteous; hence, wealthy; abounding in goods or riches.
  3. A stream or river flowing into a larger river or into a lake; a tributary stream.

Affluent Quotations

Global warming will threaten our crops, so natural food will be scarce. Hourglass, curvy bodies will be the aspirational beauty standard, representing that those women have access to bounties of fulfilling yet healthy food, which means they are affluent.
Tyra Banks

The green revolution has an entirely different meaning to most people in the affluent nations of the privileged world than to those in the developing nations of the forgotten world.
Norman Borlaug

We citizens of the affluent countries tend to discuss our obligations toward the distant needy mainly in terms of donations and transfers, assistance and redistribution: How much of our wealth, if any, should we give away to the hungry abroad?
Thomas Pogge

Rich people in poor places want to show off their wealth. And their less affluent counterparts feel pressure to fake it, at least in public. Nobody wants the stigma of being thought poor.
Virginia Postrel

One thing lots of Christians do have in common is that they can't help coming across as smug. This winds lots of people up, particularly because famous Christians pronounce on the life of the poor from their very lovely affluent homes filled with their very lovely families and attractive pets.
Jo Brand
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Affluent Translations

affluent in German is reich, wohlhabend
affluent in Spanish is abundante
affluent in Swedish is mycket rik, biflod
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