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pros·per·ous

 (prŏs′pər-əs)
adj.
1. Having success; flourishing: a prosperous new business.
2. Well-to-do; well-off: a prosperous family.
3. Propitious; favorable: a prosperous moment to make a decision.

pros′per·ous·ly adv.
pros′per·ous·ness n.

prosperous

(ˈprɒspərəs)
adj
1. flourishing; prospering
2. rich; affluent; wealthy
3. favourable or promising
ˈprosperously adv
ˈprosperousness n

pros•per•ous

(ˈprɒs pər əs)

adj.
1. having or characterized by good fortune, success, or wealth.
2. favorable or propitious.
pros′per•ous•ly, adv.
pros′per•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prosperous - in fortunate circumstances financiallyprosperous - in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"
rich - possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles"
2.prosperous - very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids"
successful - having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome; "a successful architect"; "a successful business venture"
3.prosperous - marked by peace and prosperity; "a golden era"; "the halcyon days of the clipper trade"
happy - enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure; "a happy smile"; "spent many happy days on the beach"; "a happy marriage"
4.prosperous - presaging or likely to bring good luck; "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision"
propitious - presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs of success; "propitious omens"; "propitious gales speeded us along"; "a propitious alignment of planets for space exploration"

prosperous

adjective
1. wealthy, rich, affluent, well-off, in the money (informal), blooming, opulent, well-heeled (informal), well-to-do, moneyed, in clover (informal) the youngest son of a prosperous family
wealthy poor, impoverished
2. successful, booming, thriving, flourishing, doing well, prospering, on a roll, on the up and up (Brit.), palmy He has developed a prosperous business.
successful failing, unfortunate, unlucky, unsuccessful

prosperous

adjective
1. Improving, growing, or succeeding steadily:
2. Enjoying steady good fortune or financial security:
Informal: well-fixed.
3. Occurring at a fitting or advantageous time:
Translations
ناجِح، مُزْدَهِر
úspěšný
velhavende
velmegnandi, happasæll
uspešen

prosperous

[ˈprɒspərəs] ADJpróspero

prosperous

[ˈprɒspərəs] adjprospère

prosperous

adj personwohlhabend, reich; businessgut gehend, florierend; economyflorierend, blühend; (liter) windgut; those were prosperous times/yearsdas waren Zeiten/Jahre des Wohlstands; he had a prosperous look about himer sah wohlhabend aus

prosperous

[ˈprɒsprəs] adj (industry) → prospero/a, fiorente; (businessman) → di successo

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
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Most of the characters that perform in this book still live, and are prosperous and happy.
I lived here about a year, and completed my studies in divinity; in which time some letters were received from the fathers in Aethiopia, with an account that Sultan Segued, Emperor of Abyssinia, was converted to the Church of Rome, that many of his subjects had followed his example, and that there was a great want of missionaries to improve these prosperous beginnings.
if you come to prosperous, you are prosperous," said Mr.
AN Old Politician and a Young Politician were travelling through a beautiful country, by the dusty highway which leads to the City of Prosperous Obscurity.
There was one person, as you will believe, who watched with keener though more hidden interest than any other, the prosperous growth of Eppie under the weaver's care.
When the miller heard how friendly her tone was, he plucked up heart and told her how rich and prosperous he had been all his life up till now, when he didn't know what he was to do for want and misery.
I hate good people; I detest happy people; I'm opposed to any one who is contented and prosperous.
He must be one who is highly renowned and prosperous,--a personage like Oedipus, Thyestes, or other illustrious men of such families.
It is easy enough to condemn the Cretans for their laziness; but when one recalls the large, prosperous, and presumably public-spirited communities which during the last few years have deliberately thrown themselves into the hands of the A.
They would grow old insensibly; they would see their son and daughter come to years of reason, marry in due course -- the one a pretty girl, future mother of healthy children; the other a handsome, manly fellow, obviously a soldier; and at last, prosperous in their dignified retirement, beloved by their descendants, after a happy, not unuseful life, in the fullness of their age they would sink into the grave.
I thought I couldn't know whether it was a prosperous nation or not, and whether I was in a thriving state or not, unless I knew who had got the money, and whether any of it was mine.
I had the smith's reverence now, because I was apparently immensely prosperous and rich; I could have had his adoration if I had had some little gimcrack title of nobility.