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affluent

af·flu·ent

affluent

 
 
pronunciation:
ae flu nt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having material wealth.
Affluent families had begun to move into the neighborhood, and the value of real estate was beginning to rise.Many people commute into the city from its affluent suburbs.
synonyms:
moneyed, prosperous, rich, wealthy, well-off, well-to-do
antonyms:
destitute, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, poor
similar words:
comfortable, fat, flush, in clover, loaded, opulent, substantial, successful, well-heeled
definition 2: based on or conditioned by prolonged prosperity and the expectation of continued prosperity, as a society.
similar words:
developed, industrialized
definition 3: abounding in anything; plentiful; copious.
synonyms:
abundant, copious, opulent, plentiful, profuse, rife
antonyms:
lean, poor
similar words:
bounteous, brimming, exuberant, flush, lavish, luxuriant
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derivation: affluently (adv.)
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