subaffluent

subaffluent

(sʌbˈæflʊənt)
adj
(Sociology) between poor and affluent
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The Clinton commitment to cover the uninsured by either public or private insurance plans--whether through borrowing money and increasing the deficit, a transfer of income from the affluent to the subaffluent, or an employer mandate that says it is the obligation of all, not just big employers, to help pay for the group coverage created for their employees--raised the specter of more taxes.