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Meaning of AFFLUENCE

Pronunciation:  'afloouns

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  abundant wealth

AFFLUENCE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: richness
 See Also: comfort, ease, wealth, wealthiness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Af"flu*ence\, n. [F. affluence, L. affluentia, fr.
affluens, p. pr. of affluere to flow to; ad + fluere to flow.
See {Flux}.]
1. A flowing to or towards; a concourse; an influx.

         The affluence of young nobles from hence into Spain.

         There is an unusual affluence of strangers this
         year.                                 --Carlyle.

2. An abundant supply, as of thought, words, feelings, etc.;
   profusion; also, abundance of property; wealth.

         And old age of elegance, affluence, and ease.

Syn: Abundance; riches; profusion; exuberance; plenty;
     wealth; opulence.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Wealth, fortune and success are opening their arms to you if you dream of affluence.
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