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
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.
Made weary, perhaps, by his aides’ insistence that his 140-character musings on sensitive foreign policy matters might, actually, bear a tangible impact on peace and prosperity worldwide.
The establishment's name encompasses the first letter in the name Quynh and the number eight, which is associated with prosperity and confidence in Asian culture, Robert Mutert said.
Popularity and prosperity — more people crowding increasingly bigger boats upstream from the Bagnell Dam — make for rockier waters on the Lake of the Ozarks.
This president knows your security and your prosperity are directly connected to ours.
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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
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Definition of prosperity for Students
: the state of being successful usually by making money
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