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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Affluent  \Af"flu*ent\,  n. 
  A  stream  or  river  flowing  into  a  larger  river  or  into  a  lake; 
  a  tributary  stream. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Affluent  \Af"flu*ent\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  affluent,  L.  affluens  -entis, 
  p.  pr  See  {Affluence}.] 
  1.  Flowing  to  flowing  abundantly.  ``Affluent  blood.'' 
  --Harvey. 
 
  2.  Abundant;  copious;  plenteous;  hence  wealthy;  abounding  in 
  goods  or  riches. 
 
  Language  .  .  .  affluent  in  expression.  --H.  Reed. 
 
  Loaded  and  blest  with  all  the  affluent  store,  Which 
  human  vows  at  smoking  shrines  implore.  --Prior. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  affluent 
  adj  :  having  an  abundant  supply  of  money  or  possessions  of  value; 
  "an  affluent  banker";  "a  speculator  flush  with  cash"; 
  "not  merely  rich  but  loaded";  "moneyed  aristocrats"; 
  "wealthy  corporations"  [syn:  {flush},  {loaded},  {moneyed}, 
  {wealthy}] 
  n  1:  an  affluent  person;  a  person  who  is  financially  well  off 
  "the  so-called  emerging  affluents" 
  2:  a  branch  that  flows  into  the  main  stream  [syn:  {feeder},  {tributary}] 




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