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Definition of "prosperity" []

  • The condition of being prosperous. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "prosperity" in a sentence
  • "We see many levels of society, which reveals that the original patrons who commissioned these works, and who owed their prosperity to the maritime trades, wanted to document every social class that contributed to that ­prosperity. ""
  • "Too often the term prosperity gets hijacked to mean nothing more than an elusive state of temporary bliss and positive karma."
  • "Right, the way you personally attain prosperity is not by getting 4.2% annual raises from your current employer but by getting a 30% raise offer from another employer that your current employer must match or lose you."