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Definition of the noun affluent
What does affluent mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: affluents
- an affluent person; a person who is financially well off
- a branch that flows into the main stream
Alternative definition of the noun affluent
- Somebody who is wealthy.
- A stream or river flowing into a larger river or into a lake; a tributary stream; a tributary.
Definition of the adjective affluent
What does affluent mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more affluent / most affluent
- having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
Alternative definition of the adjective affluent
- Abundant; copious; plenteous.
- [context: by extension] Abounding in goods or riches; materially wealthy.
- [dated] tributary
Definition of the adjective affluent for high school students
- rich, wealthy
- example: Mrs. Grebelski was affluent, owning a huge house, three cars, and an island near Maine.
The adjective affluent is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
Affluent is an American Thoroughbred racehorse.
- born in (18 years ago)
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Affluent
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Encyclopedia of Adolescence (2014)
by Roger J.R. Levesque
and admiration and social preference for physical attractiveness ( affluent ...
by Frederick F. Wherry, Juliet B. Schor, Consulting Editor
The Affluent Society, published in 1958 to popular acclaim and academic criticism, became a bestselling book that cemented the author's reputation as an economist who could write entertainingly in plain English. The book shows why inflation ...
An Encyclopedia by Robert E. Weir
AFFLUENT. SOCIETY,. THE. See Galbraith, John Kenneth. AFRICAN. AMERICANS. See Institutional Discrimination; Race, Racism, and Racial Stratification. (Many entries also discuss African ...
by Robert S. Rycroft
Thus, some political commentators decry the out-of-touch affluent liberals that they presume must be ...
by Steve Bruce, Steven Yearley
See positive AFFLUENT SOCIETY JOl'lIl Galbraith's The Affluent Society (1958) drew attention to a tension in the USA: it was indeed affluent but the private prosperity of the majority was accompanied by ...
A 12-Volume Set
Infact the ideaof enclosure andrarified environments inwhich often affluent residents run amok outside thenormative restraintsof mass societyhas become a recurringtheme forBallard. Muchofthis isdrawn from andinspired by Ballard's own ...
by W. Davis Folsom, Rick Boulware
affluent society The term affluent society comes from economist John Kenneth Galbraith's 1958 book The Affluent Society. Writing during a period when the United States maintained unilateral dominance of the global ...
by David Goldfield
addition, journalists and commentators attached other words in a mantra-like chain: affluent, homogenized, monotonous, and complacent, particularly about urban problems. Recent scholarship has excavated a different and more realistic set ...
A Dictionary of Sociology (2009)
by John Scott, Gordon Marshall
The clearest statement of this thesis is Ferdynand Zweig's The Worker in an Affluent Society (1961), which has the additional virtue of being empirically grounded, since Zweig conducted interviews with Workers in five British firms. Most other ...
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- The Importance of Language with the Affluent
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Quotes about Affluent
The system that had grown up in most states is that wealthy districts with an affluent population can afford to spend a lot more on their public school systems than the poorer districts. (William Weld)
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Scrabble value of A1F4F4L1U1E1N1T1
The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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