prosperity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"prosperity" in British English

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prosperitynoun [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 ​itspeople. The ​war was ​followed by a ​longperiod of ​peace and prosperity.
(Definition of prosperity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"prosperity" in Business English

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prosperitynoun [U]

uk   us   /prɒsˈperəti/
a ​situation in which ​people are ​successful and have a lot of ​money: We need to ​drivegrowth and ​createjobs and prosperity. economic/future prosperity
(Definition of prosperity from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prosperity”
in Arabic ازدِهار…
in Korean 번영…
in Portuguese prosperidade…
in Catalan prosperitat…
in Japanese 成功, 繁盛…
in Chinese (Simplified) 成功, (尤指经济上的)繁荣,昌盛…
in Turkish refah, başarı, zenginlik…
in Russian процветание…
in Chinese (Traditional) 成功, (尤指經濟上的)繁榮,昌盛…
in Italian prosperità…
in Polish dobrobyt…
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