That thrives; successful; flourishing or prospering.(adjective)
The action of the verb to thrive.(noun)
Present participle of thrive.(verb)
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Use "thriving" in a sentence
"LONDON - As a government-commissioned inquiry into Britain's journalistic practices opened Monday, its chief lawyer delivered a series of bombshell revelations about what he called a "thriving cottage industry" of illegality at the defunct News of the World tabloid."
"-- I never heard that any prodigies preceded or accompanied his nativity; or that the planets, or his mother's cravings during her pregnancy, had sealed him with any particular mark or badge of distinction: but have been well assured he was a fine boy, sucked heartily of his mother's milk, and what they call a thriving child."
"Connolly barely held on in thriving suburban Fairfax - the county he long represented on the County Board of Supervisors - and lost the Prince William County portion of his district."