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AFFLUENCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does affluence mean? 

AFFLUENCE (noun)
  The noun AFFLUENCE has 1 sense:

1. abundant wealth

  Familiarity information: AFFLUENCE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AFFLUENCE (noun)


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Meaning:

Abundant wealth

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

affluence; richness

Context examples:

they studied forerunners of richness or poverty / the richness all around unsettled him for he had expected to find poverty

Hypernyms ("affluence" is a kind of...):

wealth; wealthiness (the state of being rich and affluent; having a plentiful supply of material goods and money)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "affluence"):

comfort; ease (a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state)


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