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prosperity

noun [U] uk   /prɒsˈper.ɪ.ti/ us    /prɑːˈsper.ə.t̬i/
C1 the state of being successful and having a lot of money: A country's future prosperity depends, to an extent, upon the quality of education of its people. The war was followed by a long period of peace and prosperity.
Translations of “prosperity”
in Korean 번영…
in Arabic ازدِهار…
in Portuguese prosperidade…
in Catalan prosperitat…
in Japanese 成功, 繁盛…
in Italian prosperità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 成功, (尤指經濟上的)繁榮,昌盛…
in Russian процветание…
in Turkish refah, başarı, zenginlik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 成功, (尤指经济上的)繁荣,昌盛…
in Polish dobrobyt…
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