affluent society


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affluent society

n
(Sociology) a society in which the material benefits of prosperity are widely available

affluent society

A society in which resources are not scarce and most people live in comparative prosperity.
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The firm will also strive to contribute toward an affluent society and sustainable economic development.
Unfortunately, there seems to be a rat race among our middle class to copy the lifestyle of the affluent society.
Going forward, NEC will continue contributing to the realization of a safe, secure and affluent society by providing services and products that help strengthen security.
THE traffic on our roads is getting worse, It's because of our affluent society of course, If only we could go back to the day of the horse, A bale of hay and a pail of water and no deadly fumes From those road-jamming autos, no deadly accidents Caused by high-speed cars, no noisy exhausts From cars owned by morons, but, alas, we live in a world That is reliant on the internal combustion engine, A monster now, but, at one time a great invention, Carl Benz, yes, a German genius in 1885 is given Credit for the creation of the car, I'm sure If he was alive today, he would cry out Oh Lord
Miss European Tourism Association president and CEO Paul Chetcut said Filipino Josh Mangila, editor in chief of 'XPEDITION,' a luxury travel magazine targeted to the affluent society in the Middle East, will be recognized for his 'utmost efforts to inspire people to travel, explore, and respect different cultures' through his writing.
The GCC is an affluent society overall, we are used to having without trying and this makes us complacent.
Radical techno-pessimists urge us to leave the high-growth pathway needed for the affluent society, a path that presumes ever-greater reliance on technological innovation, in favor of returning to a simpler life.
Since its foundation in March 1976, Ad-Sol Nissin Corporation has been developing business with an eye toward customer satisfaction and the development of an affluent society.
The wide variation in phone prices affords the various sections of the affluent society a chance to flaunt their respective monetary standings.
MEMBERS of Qatar's affluent society came together to take part in a charity auction-cum-dinner called 'A Night for Nepal' at Grand Hyatt in Doha on Thursday.
In the affluent society which we have today, were the sacrifices of the servicemen and women worthwhile?
As Sharon Sernik of Journey's End in Merrimack sees it, the pet hospice momentum is also a byproduct of a more affluent society.