Example sentences for: affluent

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

  • (a) Averages obscure the fact that most of Clinton's tax increase did fall on the affluent.

  • Between 1959 and 1962 approximately 200,000 Cubans, primarily professionals and affluent landowners, fled the country.

  • In contrast, for women under the age of 50 years, breast cancer cases were somewhat less likely than controls to have grown up in more affluent families.

  • The son of a Bethlehem Steel executive in New York, he came to the Bethlehem campus from an affluent upbringing on Long Island.

  • Before returning to Boston, make a final stop in affluent Brookline (actually a separate town), once home to Olmsted.

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