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Definition of prosper verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they prosper
    he / she / it prospers
    past simple prospered
    -ing form prospering
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  1. 1to develop in a successful way; to be successful, especially in making money synonym thrive
  2. 2 The economy prospered under his administration. She seems to be prospering since she moved out of the city.
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