Definition of thriving
: characterized by success or prosperity a thriving business
thrivinglyplay \ˈthrī-viŋ-lē\ adverb
Examples of thriving in a Sentence
our new landscaping business is thriving
the once thriving downtown has fallen into steep decline since the new mall was built
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The group is a cross between guardian spirit and major industry, one that has helped the port city rebuild after the decline of its once-thriving docks.
Radio and television announcements of the news brought hundreds of cars into 50th Street near the center of what was once a thriving international financial center, with arms waving white handkerchiefs out car windows.
If immigrants arrive and create a thriving community, your floating town could expand and grow into a city.
With the state now in control of the once-thriving school district, more closings are imminent as the academic and social fabric that once held neighborhoods together unravels like the flag above Brunswick.
The Buena Vista Social Club was a group of Cuban musicians who performed in the thriving 1940s and 1950s music and dance club by the same name.
There are no Libyan restaurants or bars nearby, nor are there shops or community centers dotted around the city — no physical sign at all, in fact, of a thriving expatriate culture.
These are just some of the key ingredients for a thriving live music city, according to a new 10-point plan published by trade association Music Victoria.
The Commodore 64 still enjoys a large and thriving fan base.
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