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Definition of 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

Without in any way minimising the economic and psychological blow that people experience when they lose their jobs, the unemployed in affluent countries still have a safety net, in the form of social security payments, and usually free healthcare and free education for their children. They also have sanitation and safe drinking water.
Peter Singer

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

The only truly affluent are those who do not want more than they have.
Erich Fromm

Unfortunately, our affluent society has also been an effluent society.
Hubert H. Humphrey

As long as acquiring knowledge is the educational goal of schools, educational opportunities will be limited, as they are now, to affluent families.
William Glasser
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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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