Example sentences for: affluence

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

  • If you assume a lower inflation rate and recalculate real incomes back to--say, 1950--you reach what seems to be a crazy conclusion: that in the early 1950s, the era of postwar affluence, most Americans were living below what we now regard as the poverty line.

  • It may be a perfectly worthy topic in an age of affluence.

  • The iconic word is surfing: a sociolinguistic cornucopia of connotations of sport, vigor, youth, individuality, speed, independence, leisure, health, and middle-to-upper-class education and affluence.

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

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


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