Definition of prosperity
: the condition of being successful or thriving; especially : economic well-being
Examples of prosperity in a Sentence
a period of prosperity for our nation
Recent Examples of prosperity from the Web
The notion purports that, in America, opportunity and prosperity can be attained by any person who works hard enough.
An Alternative to Increasing the Minimum Wage Magical Thinking about Minimum Wages Consequences of San Franciso’s Minimum Wage Hike — Eric Peterson is a senior policy analyst at Americans for Prosperity.
But the progress and prosperity was not shared by all.
America and Europe may have been further along the road to prosperity, liberty, capitalism, and peace than other parts of the world, but all countries could follow their path.
All of this appealed to a burgeoning sense of prosperity, security, and confidence in a new generation of parents wanting raise a perfect family.
Connecticut and New Jersey—states that, to most of the world, seem like oases of prosperity—are under growing financial strain, too.
Over some 20 uncontested years in charge, Davao's padrino claimed to have transformed the place into a bastion of order and prosperity in the troubled south.
But despite the prosperity that comes with the Hex, my inbox is full of messages from guides dealing with an exodus of clients.
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First Known Use of prosperity
PROSPERITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prosperity for English Language Learners
: the state of being successful usually by making a lot of money
PROSPERITY Defined for Kids
Definition of prosperity for Students
: the state of being successful usually by making money
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