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Definition of prosperity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

prosperity

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//prɒˈsperəti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//prɑːˈsperəti//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the state of being successful, especially in making money synonym affluence Our future prosperity depends on economic growth. The country is enjoying a period of peace and prosperity. Word Origin Middle English: from Old French prosperite, from Latin prosperitas, from prosperus ‘doing well’.Extra examples The island’s prosperity depends on its fishing industry. an area with a level of prosperity higher than the national average The country is enjoying a period of peace and prosperity. The future prosperity of the region depends on economic growth.
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