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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.
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Steady good fortune or financial security:
Informal: easy street.
Idioms: comfortable circumstances, the good life.
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As shown in Table 4, the two dominant frames emphasize the prosperousness of Internet finance and tend to aggressively popularize it in public perception.
"Nation wants to see democratisation and prosperousness in true letter and spirit inside the territorial boundaries of the country", Nawaz Sharif mentioned.
The path of life which promises salvation, as for other religions only regards the world to be a success for the educated person but Islam not only allocates prosperousness in the world but hereafter as well.