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prosperous

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adjective pros·per·ous \ˈpräs-p(ə-)rəs\

Simple Definition of prosperous

  • : having success usually by making a lot of money

Full Definition of prosperous

  1. 1 :  auspicious, favorable

  2. 2 a :  marked by success or economic well-being b :  enjoying vigorous and healthy growth :  flourishing

pros·per·ous·ly adverb
pros·per·ous·ness noun

Examples of prosperous

  1. The company had a prosperous year.

  2. He predicted a prosperous future.



Origin of prosperous

Middle English, from Medieval Latin prosperosus, from Latin prosperus


First Known Use: 15th century


PROSPEROUS Defined for Kids

prosperous

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adjective pros·per·ous \ˈprä-spə-rəs\

Definition of prosperous

  1. 1 :  having or showing success or financial good fortune

  2. 2 :  strong and healthy in growth <a prosperous town>





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