Example sentences for: affluent

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

  • He fails to grant black college students the same assumption he might grant whites--that affluent Freaknik partiers are a small subset of college students.

  • couture , dressmaker to the empress and her court, and to the whole affluent world.

  • You may say that the wretched of the earth should not be forced to serve as hewers of wood, drawers of water, and sewers of sneakers for the affluent.

  • The 15-year-old Vivian struggles with her developing sexuality and the crazy dynamics of her less than affluent family, which includes Alan Arkin as her baffled father and Marisa Tomei as her drug-addled cousin.

  • Since, for instance, whites rarely watch shows with mostly black casts, and since advertisers focus on the more numerous and generally more affluent white viewers, network shows on in prime time with black or even integrated casts have become relatively rare, reversing a trend towards cast integration that was big in the 70s and 80s.


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