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Definition of the noun affluence
What does affluence mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: affluences
- 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
- [obsolete] An abundant flow or supply.
- An abundance of wealth.
- antonym: indigence
- A moderate level of wealth.
- An influx.
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by George Crabb
Affluence is a term peculiarly applicable to the fluc.uatiug condition of things which flow in in quart lilies, or How away in equally great quantities; ' Prosperity is often an equivocal vrord denoting merely affluence of jtnstession.' — Blair.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Critic (1897)
by Jeannette Leonard Gilder, Joseph Benson Gilder
It is affluent and effluent; its affluence is that of Boanerges, and its effluence has the ring of Little Bethel ; redundant, sonorous passages abound, but there is little daintiness and less discernment. This kind of writer is everlastingly in chase of a ...
Measuring 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 ...
Brothers, 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 ...
Encyclopedia of Adolescence (2014)
by Roger J.R. Levesque
Affluence has been measured at the individual, household, community, and national levels, and several algorithms exist that combine variables. This range of definitions complicates crossstudy comparisons and generalizations about affluent ...
by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)
AFFLUENCE,/ [affluence, Yt. offluentia, lat.] The act of flowing to any place; ...
An Encyclopedia of Garbage and Recycling around the World by Robert William Collin
Affluence and Waste In development literature, a formula for managing human generated environmental impacts is IPAT: Impact, Population, Affluence, and Technology. The formula is meant to capture the relationship between environmental ...
affluence used to denote action taken in order to advance, rather than merely to conform to, the political vision underlying a doctrine of legal rights. Thus, if it is determined that, in matters of employment, blacks and women are to be given the ...
by R. Scruton
affluence The condition in ...
by Thomas Sheridan
To AFFIANCE, affluence.
Volume 6 - Electronic Dictionaries in Machine Translation to Evaluation of Software: Microsoft Word Version 4.0 by Allen Kent, James G. Williams
and increasing the domestic energy affluence, roughly related to welfare.
to which is prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language by Samuel Johnson
[affluence, Fr. affluentia, Lat.] 1. The act of flowing to any place ; con- course. Wotton. 2. Exubérance os riches ; plenty. Rogers.
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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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