affluent: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (af'l-unt or, often, u-fl'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. having an abundance of wealth, property, or other material goods; prosperous; rich: an affluent person.
  2. abounding in anything; abundant.
  3. flowing freely: an affluent fountain.
  1. a tributary stream.
  2. an affluent person: a luxurious resort appealing to young affluents.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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