prosperity


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pros·per·i·ty

 (prŏ-spĕr′ĭ-tē)
n.
The condition of being prosperous.

prosperity

(prɒˈspɛrɪtɪ)
n
the condition of prospering; success or wealth

pros•per•i•ty

(prɒˈspɛr ɪ ti)

n.
a successful, flourishing, or thriving condition, esp. in financial respects; good fortune.
[1175–1225; Middle English prosperite < Old French < Latin prosperitās. See prosperous, -ity]

prosperity

  • land of milk and honey - In the Bible, a land of prosperity and plenty promised by God to the Israelites.
  • pumpkin time - The end of prosperity and a return to normal.
  • thrift - First meant "acquired wealth, prosperity, success."
  • welfare - Originally the phrase wel fare—first meaning "happiness" or "prosperity."
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prosperity - an economic state of growth with rising profits and full employmentprosperity - an economic state of growth with rising profits and full employment
economic condition - the condition of the economy
boom - a state of economic prosperity
2.prosperity - the condition of prospering; having good fortune
eudaemonia, eudaimonia, upbeat, wellbeing, well-being, welfare - a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous; "the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles"
good fortune, good luck, luckiness - an auspicious state resulting from favorable outcomes
strength - the condition of financial success; "the strength of the company's stock in recent weeks"
success - a state of prosperity or fame; "he is enjoying great success"; "he does not consider wealth synonymous with success"

prosperity

prosperity

noun
1. A state of health, happiness, and prospering:
2. Steady good fortune or financial security:
Informal: easy street.
Idioms: comfortable circumstances, the good life.
Translations
إِزْدِهَارنَجاح، إزْدِهار
blahobytprospívání
fremgangvelstand
vauraus
blagostanje
velgengni
繁栄
번영
blaginja
imućstvo
välstånd
ความเจริญรุ่งเรือง
gönençrefahzenginlik
sự thịnh vượng

prosperity

[prɒsˈperɪtɪ] Nprosperidad f

prosperity

[prɒˈspɛrɪti] nprospérité f

prosperity

nWohlstand m, → Reichtum m; (of business)Prosperität f

prosperity

[prɒsˈpɛrɪtɪ] nbenessere m, prosperità

prosper

(ˈprospə) verb
to do well; to succeed. His business is prospering.
proˈsperity (-ˈspe-) noun
success; wealth. We wish you happiness and prosperity.
ˈprosperous adjective
successful, especially in business. a prosperous businessman.
ˈprosperously adverb

prosperity

إِزْدِهَار blahobyt fremgang Wohlstand ευημερία prosperidad vauraus prospérité blagostanje prosperità 繁栄 번영 voorspoed fremgang pomyślność prosperidade процветание välstånd ความเจริญรุ่งเรือง gönenç sự thịnh vượng 繁荣
References in classic literature ?
It was a season of unequalled prosperity in Devil's Ford.
His duties all performed, --the highest prosperity attained,--his race and future generations fixed on a stable basis, and with a stately roof to shelter them for centuries to come,--what other upward step remained for this good man to take, save the final step from earth to the golden gate of heaven
The edifice -- originally projected on a scale adapted to the old commercial enterprise of the port, and with an idea of subsequent prosperity destined never to be realized -- contains far more space than its occupants know what to do with.
It was a summer of prosperity, all over the country, and the country ate generously of packing house products, and there was plenty of work for all the family, in spite of the packers' efforts to keep a superfluity of labor.
For I was envious of the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
A man who hasn't had much experience, and doesn't think, is apt to measure a nation's prosperity or lack of prosperity by the mere size of the prevailing wages; if the wages be high, the nation is prosperous; if low, it isn't.
Having exhausted the resources of Riverboro and its immediate vicinity, the unfortunate couple had moved on and on in a steadily decreasing scale of prosperity until they had reached Temperance, where they had settled down and invited fate to do its worst, an invitation which was promptly accepted.
Going to live at Baltimore laid the foundation, and opened the gateway, to all my subsequent prosperity.
It might be safely viewed with all its appendages of prosperity and beauty, its rich pastures, spreading flocks, orchard in blossom, and light column of smoke ascending.
Indeed, brother, your anxiety for our welfare and prosperity carries you too far.
Because I disliked you too fixedly and thoroughly ever to lend a hand in lifting you to prosperity.
Personally, he was liked by all who knew him; and his future prosperity was heartily desired by the many friends whom he had made in the North.