affluential

adjective

af·​flu·​en·​tial ˌa-(ˌ)flü-ˈen(t)-shəl How to pronounce affluential (audio)
US
: wealthy and influential : having power and influence because of affluence
In short, recruit affluential and influential movers and shakers to serve on the rating committee.Stanley Weinstein, The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management, 2009

Word History

Etymology

blend of affluent entry 1 and influential

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of affluential was in 1842

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“Affluential.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/affluential. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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