Example sentences for: affluence

How can you use “affluence” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Recent affluence has eroded rather than expanded support for such programs.

  • "The central question," wrote Times correspondent Nicholas D. Kristof in his Hong Kong dispatch, "is whether Hong Kong amounts to a colossal Trojan horse: a prize so glorious that China's Communists cannot leave it outside the gates but which, once inside, will destroy those in power" with its irrepressible example of roiling capitalism and affluence, and its concentrated economic power.

  • Dispersed government, European Union membership, affluence, and secularization could defuse ancient animosities.

  • Recent hints of an increase in real incomes suggest that affluence may be more widely shared this time around.

  • Rather, we need to learn from the history of socioeconomic development that it is not simply affluence that permits the increased impact of CVD and other NCDs; it is the risk factors for these diseases that spread across socioeconomic boundaries, causing the same illnesses regardless of the socioeconomic status of the population.


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