Affluence sentence example
When they won the lottery, their sudden affluence caused old friends to feel envious.
The poverty of some is enhanced by the great affluence of others.
Designer clothes are a sign of affluence, but only if you're not going into debt to buy a new outfit.
Often constructed at home, the designs and craftsmanship were also symbols of affluence.
Her need to break-free from standard cultural restraints on women and her glorified image of affluence, led to creations that were both glamorous and comfortable.Advertisement
There's also more affluence, so people buy books.
Rising affluence will generate new sources of private capital to finance the increasingly voracious appetite of SMEs.
At the same time both population and growing affluence are increasing demand.
The opening of the Picadilly line extension in 1933 brought greater affluence to the area.
Within a very few years the sale of the History was sufficient to gain for the author a larger revenue than had ever before been known in his country to flow from literature, and to place him in comparative affluence.Advertisement
In the early 1950s the number of television sets in the UK began to expand along with rising affluence.
Already, in South-East Asia increased affluence is leading to much higher demand for primary food production.
The 1950s and 60s saw a country still enjoying post-war economic affluence, full employment and a new sense of opportunity and change.
The higher rates in London and the South East reflect the relative affluence of the area compared with the rest of the county.
Deprivation categories are used to divide a population into groups based on the material affluence / deprivation of the area where they live.Advertisement
As wages rose, growing working class affluence reduced the absolute need for a self-help system.
Despite our open and co-operative relationships with many other countries in the world, we remain jealously protective of our position and affluence.
What distinguishes the current spate of job losses from previous cutbacks in the UK is the relative affluence of many of the people affected.
Increased affluence from tourism has also resulted in greater ecological degradation.
But they are not to do with the existing degree of private affluence and public squalor.Advertisement
The designer fashion section matters as it is meeting the needs of increasing consumer affluence and global consumption of fashion products and services.
His demands were not small; for, with an ambition mingled, as his letters show, with strong family affection, he aimed at placing all his relatives in positions of affluence and dignity; and many a rich benefice and important public office was appropriated by him to that purpose.
This was why he'd followed in his father's and grandfather's footsteps in running a militia to challenge the elite's power and affluence while the rest of the people served the elites or went into the regular military, the only two reputable professions.