Definitions for prosperityprɒˈspɛr ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pros•per•i•typrɒˈspɛr ɪ ti(n.)

  1. a successful, flourishing, or thriving condition, esp. in financial respects; good fortune.

Origin of prosperity:

1175–1225; ME prosperite < OF < L prosperitās. See prosperous , -ity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prosperity(noun)

    an economic state of growth with rising profits and full employment

  2. prosperity, successfulness(noun)

    the condition of prospering; having good fortune

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. prosperity(noun)ɒˈspɛr ɪ ti

    the state of being financially successful; = affluence

    a decade of peace and prosperity in the region

Wiktionary

  1. prosperity(Noun)

    The condition of being prosperous, of having good fortune

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prosperity(noun)

    the state of being prosperous; advance or gain in anything good or desirable; successful progress in any business or enterprise; attainment of the object desired; good fortune; success; as, commercial prosperity; national prosperity

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. prosperity

    1. That peculiar condition which excites the lively interest of the ambulance-chaser. 2. That which comes about when men believe in other men. 3. That condition which attracts the lively interest of lawyers, and warrants your being sued for damages or indicted, or both.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'prosperity' in Nouns Frequency: #2813


Translations for prosperity

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

prosperity(noun)

success; wealth

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