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affluence

noun af·flu·ence \ˈa-(ˌ)flü-ən(t)s also a-ˈflü- or ə-\

Definition of AFFLUENCE

1
a :  an abundant flow or supply :  profusion
b :  abundance of property :  wealth
2
:  a flowing to or toward a point :  influx

Examples of AFFLUENCE

  1. <this affluence of new students is straining an already crowded school system>

First Known Use of AFFLUENCE

14th century

Rhymes with AFFLUENCE

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