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.

  • These affluent, tech-savvy women are libertarian on social and economic issues but believe government must do more for education and training.

  • Despite homogeneity in current socioeconomic status, our study suggests that among women aged 50 years and older, breast cancer cases might have been more likely than controls to have grown up in more affluent families, although the results are largely due to the small proportion of subjects reporting their family's socioeconomic status as 'upper' before age 21 years.

  • Acknowledging the situation's class dimensions blunted the racial animosity--and created a coalition of blacks and less affluent whites.

  • Still, if thinness really becomes the ideal in every affluent culture--the way plumpness is in poor societies--it's curious.

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