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AFFLUENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does affluent mean? 

AFFLUENT (noun)
  The noun AFFLUENT has 2 senses:

1. an affluent person; a person who is financially well off
2. a branch that flows into the main stream

  Familiarity information: AFFLUENT used as a noun is rare.


AFFLUENT (adjective)
  The adjective AFFLUENT has 1 sense:

1. having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

  Familiarity information: AFFLUENT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AFFLUENT (noun)


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Meaning:

An affluent person; a person who is financially well off

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Context example:

the so-called emerging affluents

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

have; rich person; wealthy person (a person who possesses great material wealth)


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Meaning:

A branch that flows into the main stream

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Synonyms:

confluent; tributary; affluent; feeder

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

branch (a stream or river connected to a larger one)


AFFLUENT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

Synonyms:

affluent; wealthy; flush; moneyed; loaded

Context examples:

an affluent banker / a speculator flush with cash / not merely rich but loaded / moneyed aristocrats / wealthy corporations

Similar:

rich (possessing material wealth)


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