Definition of prosperous in English:

prosperous

Line breaks: pros¦per|ous
Pronunciation: /ˈprɒsp(ə)rəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

prosperously

adverb
More example sentences
  • The immigrants to these areas were not seeking a new way of life when they arrived; they expected to continue their old lives, but more prosperously.
  • Her family lived prosperously in London, largely off her mother's properties in Ireland.
  • We have survived prosperously without the interference of your kind!

prosperousness

noun
More example sentences
  • Successfully and peacefully attaining 40 years means that it is now mature enough to effectively tackle and overcome impediments in its path before a mammoth leap to prosperousness.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French prospereus, from Latin prosperus 'doing well'.

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