prosperous

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(prŏs'pər-əs) pronunciation
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.
prosperously pros'per·ous·ly adv.
prosperousness pros'per·ous·ness n.

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adjective

  1. Improving, growing, or succeeding steadily: booming, boomy, flourishing, prospering, roaring, thrifty, thriving. See thrive/fail/exist.
  2. Enjoying steady good fortune or financial security: comfortable, easy, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do. Informal well-fixed. Idioms: comfortably off, in clover, on easy street. See rich/poor, thrive/fail/exist.
  3. Occurring at a fitting or advantageous time: auspicious, favorable, opportune, propitious, seasonable, timely, well-timed. See luck/misfortune/chance.

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adj

Definition: promising, advantageous
Antonyms: disadvantageous, hopeless, unpromising, unprosperous

adj

Definition: successful, thriving
Antonyms: depressed, failing, losing, poor, unprosperous, unsuccessful

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prosperous

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IN BRIEF: Being successful financially.

pronunciation It is very difficult for the prosperous to be humble. — Jane Austen (1775-1817)

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Prosperous

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Dansk (Danish)
adj. - velstående, heldig

Nederlands (Dutch)
welvarend, bloeiend

Français (French)
adj. - prospère, de prospérité

Deutsch (German)
adj. - wohlhabend, florierend

Ελληνική (Greek)
adj. - ευημερών, ακμάζων, επιτυχής

Italiano (Italian)
agiato, ricco, prospero, prosperoso, fiorente, propizio

Português (Portuguese)
adj. - próspero

Русский (Russian)
богатый, процветающий

Español (Spanish)
adj. - próspero, favorable, propicio

Svenska (Swedish)
adj. - välbärgad, blomstrande, framgångsrik, gynnsam

中文(简体)(Chinese (Simplified))
成功的, 顺利的, 繁盛的

中文(繁體)(Chinese (Traditional))
adj. - 成功的, 順利的, 繁盛的

한국어 (Korean)
adj. - 번영하는, 번창하고 있는

日本語 (Japanese)
adj. - 繁栄している, 成功した, 順調な

العربيه (Arabic)
‏(صفه) موفق, مزدهر, ناجح‏

עברית (Hebrew)
adj. - ‮משגשג, מצליח, עשיר‬


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