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Line breaks: pros¦per|ity
Pronunciation: /prɒˈspɛrɪti

Definition of prosperity in English:


[mass noun]
The state of being prosperous: a long period of peace and prosperity
More example sentences
  • In nativities, this eclipse promises fame, prosperity, health and peace of mind.
  • Everyone knows it has brought prosperity, although that prosperity is not equally shared.
  • For the economy as a whole, innovation is the key to higher productivity and greater prosperity for all.
wealth, success, profitability, affluence, riches, opulence, the good life, (good) fortune, ease, plenty, welfare, comfort, security, well-being;
luxury, life of luxury, milk and honey, a bed of roses;
archaic speed, Godspeed


Middle English: from Old French prosperite, from Latin prosperitas, from prosperus 'doing well'.

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