co-pros·​per·​i·​ty (ˌ)kō-prä-'sper-ə-tē How to pronounce co-prosperity (audio)
variants or coprosperity
: shared prosperity
Publicly, Japanese officials tried to position their move as a peace offering to the American automobile industry … . "The action was taken in consideration of the significance of coexistence and co-prosperity for the Japanese and U.S. auto industries, which are essential for maintaining the free-trade system," Mr. [Kozo] Watanabe said.David E. Sanger

Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of co-prosperity was in 1922

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“Co-prosperity.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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