Example sentences for: affluent

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

  • So is the issue of whether a couple earning $44,000--about one-and-a-half times the median family income--in retirement counts as "affluent."

  • And 2) the affluent suburban hospitals they have bought never had much charity care in the first place, so what's with the "dumping needy patients" charge?

  • That obesity is a characteristic problem of affluent countries surprises no one.

  • Universal service's original proponents maintain these services are so essential to modern civilization that it would be unconscionable to allow the market to price them beyond the reach of the less affluent.

  • After praising Garten for taking seriously the possibility that "the growing ability of the 10 to produce sophisticated goods and services at rock-bottom prices could drag down the standard of living of even affluent, well-educated Americans," Tonelson chided him for imagining that developing countries, China included, would provide important new markets for advanced-country exports: "[C]onsumer markets in these emerging countries are likely to stay small for decades ...


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