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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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He was handsomer than ever and greatly improved, she thought, but now that the flush of pleasure at meeting her was over, he looked tired and spiritless--not sick, nor exactly unhappy, but older and graver than a year or two of prosperous life should have made him.
One result of this family solidarity was that the foreign farmers in our county were the first to become prosperous.
The Ratignolles lived at no great distance from Edna's home, on the corner of a side street, where Monsieur Ratignolle owned and conducted a drug store which enjoyed a steady and prosperous trade.
In truth, well nigh the whole of this passage being attended by very prosperous breezes, the Town-Ho had all but certainly arrived in perfect safety at her port without the occurrence of the least fatality, had it not been for the brutal overbearing of Radney, the mate, a Vineyarder, and the bitterly provoked vengeance of Steelkilt, a Lakeman and desperado from Buffalo.
I had started a teacher-factory and a lot of Sunday- schools the first thing; as a result, I now had an ad- mirable system of graded schools in full blast in those places, and also a complete variety of Protestant con- gregations all in a prosperous and growing condition.
The crusty portier and the crusty clerks gave us the surly reception which their kind deal out in prosperous times, but by mollifying them with an extra display of obsequiousness and servility we finally got them to show us to the room which our boy had engaged for us.
He was a prosperous man, with a good head for speculations, and his fortune was growing.
Most of the characters that perform in this book still live, and are prosperous and happy.
she asked doubtfully, for though he looked handsome, well-fed, and prosperous, any child could see that his eyes were tired and his mouth was sad when he was not speaking.
She could not consider her partiality for Edward in so prosperous a state as Marianne had believed it.
My uncle engaged afterwards in more prosperous undertakings: it appears he realised a fortune of twenty thousand pounds.
From his death followed the second bereavement which had made the house desolate; the helpless position of the daughters whose prosperous future had been his dearest care; the revelation of the secret which had overwhelmed her that morning; the disclosure, more terrible still, which she now stood committed to make to the orphan sisters.