prosperous

  • 1 Prosperous — may refer to: *Prosperous, County Kildare, an Irish village **Battle of Prosperous, part of the 1798 Rebellion * Prosperous (album), by Christy Moore * The Prosperous Peasant , a novelPolitical parties*Prosperous Armenia *Prosperous Peace Party… …

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  • 2 prosperous — pros‧per‧ous [ˈprɒsprəs ǁ ˈprɑː ] adjective successful and rich: • a prosperous businessman • a prosperous commercial district • The region is becoming more prosperous. * * * prosperous UK US /ˈprɒspərəs/ adjective ► rich and successful: » …

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  • 3 Prosperous — Pros per*ous, a. [L. prosperus or prosper, originally, answering to hope; pro according to + the root of sperare to hope. See {Despair}.] 1. Tending to prosperity; favoring; favorable; helpful. [1913 Webster] A happy passage and a prosperous wind …

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  • 4 Prosperous — Administration Nom irlandais An Chorrchoill Pays Irlande Province Leinster Comté Comté de Kildare Démographie …

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  • 5 prosperous — [adj1] successful, thriving affluent, blooming, booming, comfortable, doing well, easy, flourishing, fortunate, halcyon, in clover*, in the money*, lousy rich, lucky, main line*, moneyed, money to burn*, on top of heap*, opulent, palmy,… …

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  • 6 prosperous — I adjective abounding in riches, affluent, ascendant, blooming, booming, comfortable, established, florens, flourishing, flush, fortunate, happy, in clover, in easy circumstances, lucky, moneyed, palmy, pecunious, profiting, prosperus,… …

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  • 7 prosperous — mid 15c., tending to bring success, from obsolete Fr. prospereus (15c.), from prosperer (see PROSPER (Cf. prosper)). The sense of flourishing is first recorded late 15c …

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  • 8 prosperous — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ successful or flourishing, especially financially. DERIVATIVES prosperity noun prosperously adverb …

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  • 9 prosperous — [präs′pər əs] adj. [ME < MFr prospereus: see PROSPER & OUS] 1. having continued success; prospering; flourishing 2. well to do; well off 3. conducive to success; favorable prosperously adv …

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  • 10 prosperous — /ˈprɒspərəs / (say prospuhruhs), / prəs/ (say pruhs) adjective 1. having or characterised by continued good fortune; flourishing; successful: a prosperous business. 2. well to do or well off: a prosperous family. 3. favourable or propitious:… …

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  • 11 prosperous — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ become, grow ▪ remain ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly …

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  • 12 prosperous — [[t]prɒ̱spərəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED Prosperous people, places, and economies are rich and successful. [FORMAL] ...the youngest son of a relatively prosperous British family... The place looks more prosperous than ever. Syn: wealthy, well off …

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  • 13 prosperous — adj. 1 successful; rich (a prosperous merchant). 2 flourishing; thriving (a prosperous enterprise). 3 auspicious (a prosperous wind). Derivatives: prosperously adv. prosperousness n. Etymology: ME f. obs. F prospereus f. L prosper(us) …

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  • 14 prosperous — prosperously, adv. prosperousness, n. /pros peuhr euhs/, adj. 1. having or characterized by financial success or good fortune; flourishing; successful: a prosperous business. 2. well to do or well off: a prosperous family. 3. favorable or… …

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  • 15 prosperous — adjective a) characterized by success Trading Babe Ruth was far more prosperous for the Yankees than for the Red Sox. b) well off; affluent He was raised in a very prosperous household. Syn: successful …

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  • 16 Prosperous — Original name in latin Prosperous Name in other language An Chorrchoill, Prosperous State code IE Continent/City Europe/Dublin longitude 53.29028 latitude 6.75389 altitude 90 Population 1649 Date 2012 01 18 …

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  • 17 prosperous — pros|per|ous [ prasp(ə)rəs ] adjective rich and successful: With economic expansion comes the promise of a more prosperous future. The town is increasingly prosperous …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 prosperous — UK [ˈprɒsp(ə)rəs] / US [ˈprɑsp(ə)rəs] adjective rich and successful With economic expansion comes the promise of a more prosperous future. The town is increasingly prosperous …

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  • 19 prosperous — / prɒsp(ə)rəs/ adjective rich ● a prosperous shopkeeper ● a prosperous town …

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  • 20 prosperous — pros|per|ous [ˈprɔspərəs US ˈpra: ] adj formal rich and successful ▪ a prosperous landowner see usage note ↑rich …

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