Definitions for affluenceˈæf lu əns or, sometimes, əˈflu-
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"they studied forerunners of richness or poverty"; "the richness all around unsettled him for he had expected to find poverty"
An abundant flow or supply.
An abundance of wealth.
His affluence was surpassed by no man.
A moderate level of wealth.
The had achieved affluence, but aspired to true wealth.
Origin: From affluence, from affluentia
a flowing to or towards; a concourse; an influx
an abundant supply, as of thought, words, feelings, etc.; profusion; also, abundance of property; wealth
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Back in those days, extra weight was a sign of wealth and affluence.
My main mistake was to have made an ancient people advance by forced marches toward independence, health, culture, affluence, comfort.
The affluence of the rich excites the indignation of the poor, who are often both driven by want, and prompted by envy, to invade his possessions.
There has been a period of affluence in China, so there are people of means who have the money and have a desire to immigrate to the United States.
With many readers brilliancy of style passes for affluence of thought: they mistake buttercups in the grass for immeasurable gold mines under the ground.
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