prosperity

noun pros·per·i·ty \ prä-ˈsper-ə-tē \

Definition of prosperity

:the condition of being successful or thriving; especially :economic well-being

Examples of prosperity in a Sentence

  1. a period of prosperity for our nation

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First Known Use of prosperity

13th century


PROSPERITY Defined for English Language Learners

prosperity

noun

Definition of prosperity for English Language Learners

  • : the state of being successful usually by making a lot of money


PROSPERITY Defined for Kids

prosperity

noun pros·per·i·ty \ prä-ˈsper-ə-tē \

Definition of prosperity for Students

:the state of being successful usually by making money


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