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Definition of the noun affluence

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noun - plural: affluences

  1. abundant wealth
    • examples: The affluence of the United States is often contrasted with the poverty of undeveloped countries. | Live in affluence. | True affluence is to not need anything. | They were a rich, noble family, born in affluence and nurtured in luxury.
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of affluence: richness
    • more generic words: wealth / wealthiness = the state of being rich and affluent
    • more specific words: comfort / ease = a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state

Alternative definition of the noun affluence

noun

  1. [obsolete] An abundant flow or supply.
  2. An abundance of wealth.
  3. A moderate level of wealth.
  4. An influx.

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Google previewWriting Tangier in the Postcolonial Transition (2013)

Space and Power in Expatriate and North African Literature by Professor Michael K Walonen

Better, more equitable wages are something to be desired and fought for, but on a certain level greater affluence means simply greater access to the rotten commodity capitalism-fueled society of the spectacle that we inhabit, while envisioning ...

Google previewDeath of the Church Victorious (2002)

by Ovid Need

Affluence means an overwhelming and ever-increasing prosperity — a life made up of things and more things — a success judged by an ever-higher level of material abundance. Chapter 36 Henry Drummond The first of many conferences to ...

Google previewNecessary Luxuries (2014)

Books, Literature, and the Culture of Consumption in Germany, 1770–1815 by Matt Erlin

While Büsch agrees that one can find examples of states in which a modest affluence is the norm—Holland being Exhibit A in this regard— the organization of civil society generally entails a hierarchy of ranks, and those with higher rank and ...

Google previewSolve Your Problems Astrologically (2000)

by Bepin Behari

The ancient sages have however in many scriptures stated that material affluence is a temptation, and any involvement in materiality is not always good for the sojourn of the ego. ln that case, what could be the possible role of astrology ...

Google previewMeasuring America (2010)

How Economic Growth Came to Define American Greatness in the Late Twentieth Century by Andrew L. Yarrow

We grow more prosperous each year, and our present affluence is an outgrowth from the lower standard prevailing in past generations. Paul Samuelson, Economics: An Introductory Analysis Despite Galbraith's ...

Google previewBrothers, Stand Firm (2014)

Seven Things Every Man Should Know, Practice, and Invest in the Next Generation by Steve Bateman

Affluence is the result of using success in the other four areas as a commodity. The world will pay good money to add a brilliant computer programmer to the staff, watch a big-leaguer turn a double play, listen to the latest American idol, or gaze ...

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My main mistake was to have made an ancient people advance by forced marches toward independence, health, culture, affluence, comfort. (Mohammad Reza Pahlavi)
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Scrabble value of A1F4F4L1U1E1N1C3E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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