opulent

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɒpjʊlənt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɑpyələnt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(opyə lənt)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
op•u•lent /ˈɑpyələnt/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. characterized by opulence:an opulent lifestyle.
  2. wealthy, rich, or affluent.
op•u•lent•ly, adv. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
op•u•lent  (opyə lənt),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. characterized by or exhibiting opulence:an opulent suite.
  2. wealthy, rich, or affluent.
  3. richly supplied;
    abundant or plentiful:opulent sunshine.
opu•lent•ly, adv. 
  • Latin opulentus wealthy, equivalent. to op- (stem of ops power, wealth) + -ulentus -ulent
  • 1595–1605
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged sumptuous, luxurious.
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged poor;
      squalid.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
opulent /ˈɒpjʊlənt/ adj
  1. having or indicating wealth
  2. abundant or plentiful
Etymology: 17th Century: from Latin opulens, from opēs (pl) wealth

ˈopulence, rare ˈopulency n ˈopulently adv
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