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adjective as in wealthy

adjective as in plentiful

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There are some ways in which the modern Democratic Party have help businesses and the affluent, but the Republican Party has done more.

From Vox

These mostly affluent kids have been through a painful six months.

That trend also seems to be true in San Diego County, where districts with reopening plans tend to be among the most affluent.

In November 2018, the Woolsey Fire ripped through the affluent beachside town of Malibu, California.

From Quartz

The more affluent communities have lobbyists who are ensuring that the infrastructure that they need doesn’t get built in their community.

From Fortune

Were the fairy-tale true it really would shame the affluent west.

The more affluent a society, the more educated, the more democratic, the more networked, and so on.

And the boomers—at least those in the more affluent classes—are about to get yet another windfall.

As a powerful mother, outspoken artist, and affluent businesswoman, Beyoncé is surely a feminist success story.

Victoria Adams was born to middle-class parents in the affluent county of Hertfordshire.

Lords not only ought to be gentlefolk, and be fed and waited upon and live in affluent idleness, but super-gentlefolk.

Its chief affluent is the Ltschine (flowing from the valleys of Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen).

They demonstrate that the nation in good seasons can feed itself in the most affluent degree.

Then again they would be as iron-hearted in their demands, as though we were free from sufferings, and in affluent circumstances.

Hatcher's Run, an affluent of Rowanty Creek, has a general (p. 491) southeast course.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to affluent, such as: moneyed, prosperous, rich, upscale, well-off, and well-to-do.

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