Definition of affluence in English:

affluence

noun

  • The state of having a great deal of money; wealth.

    ‘a sign of our growing affluence’
    • ‘Most population researchers agree that population growth quickly slows with a level of relative affluence.’
    • ‘The era was also one of prosperity and affluence, an era of material plenty.’
    • ‘Much greater wealth is concentrated in ever-decreasing numbers of centres of affluence.’
    • ‘A decade of affluence and stability has created a backlash.’
    • ‘Now, in our new climate of national affluence, wealth and all its trappings seem available to anybody determined enough to have them.’
    wealth, prosperity, opulence, fortune, richness, luxury, plenty
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Pronunciation

affluence

/ˈaflo͞oəns//ˈæfluəns/