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Meaning of “prosperous” in the English Dictionary

"prosperous" in British English

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prosperousadjective

uk   /ˈprɒs.pər.əs/  us   /ˈprɑː.spɚ-/
C1 successful, usually by ​earning a lot of ​money: In a prosperous ​country like this, no one should go ​hungry.
prosperously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of prosperous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"prosperous" in Business English

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prosperousadjective

uk   us   /ˈprɒspərəs/
rich and ​successful: The ​area is becoming more and more prosperous. a prosperous ​businessman a prosperous country/​economy/future
prosperously
adverb /ˈprɒspərəsli/
We have a world-class ​managementteam that will ​lead the ​company successfully and prosperously into the next century.
(Definition of prosperous from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prosperous”
in Arabic مُزْدَهِر…
in Korean 번영한…
in Portuguese próspero…
in Catalan pròsper…
in Japanese 成功した, 繁盛した, 順調な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 繁荣的, 富裕的…
in Turkish başarılı, zengin, müreffeh…
in Russian процветающий, преуспевающий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 繁榮的, 富裕的…
in Italian prospero…
in Polish prosperujący, zamożny…
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