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Definitions of prosperity

  1. an economic state of growth with rising profits and full employment Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. Successful progress in any business or enterprise; good fortune. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. The state of being prosperous: success: good fortune. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Prosperous. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. Successful progress in any business or enterprise; success; good fortune. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for prosperity

  1. If the South with all her power and skill cannot manage herself into prosperity it is because the difficulty lies at her own doors, and she will not remove it. – An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans by Lydia Maria Child
  2. Stern duty, a pure desire for the prosperity of the shop, had kept them at hard labour since before eight o'clock that morning! – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
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