Definition of thriving in English:

thriving

adjective

  • Prosperous and growing; flourishing.

    ‘the thriving business George has built up’
    • ‘I bumped into Vikram this weekend, a handsome dentist with a thriving practice.’
    • ‘Domestic tourism, still bearing the scars of the foot-and-mouth crisis, is braced for a mini boom - coastal areas, in particular, are thriving.’
    • ‘The archaeological excavation uncovered what was once a thriving church community.’
    • ‘Catalonia has fared better than Scotland at holding on to its manufacturing base and still has thriving car, chemical and electronics factories as well as a significant financial sector.’
    • ‘At first glance, the junkyard looks like some sort of post-apocalyptic settlement, a thriving outpost in a wasteland.’
    • ‘Belfast is a different city, thriving with new businesses.’
    • ‘The micro breweries, often based on very few pubs, seem to be thriving.’
    • ‘George Hudson was the far-sighted entrepreneur who single-handedly transformed York into a thriving, modern city.’
    • ‘They will begin a seven-day trip on Monday, October 4, in the pleasant, thriving town of Antalya.’
    • ‘It is widely claimed that although slavery was officially abolished 200 years ago, it is still thriving today.’
    • ‘An ambitious vision of Barnsley transformed from a grimy former mining community into a thriving market town is to be unveiled tonight.’
    • ‘About 50 percent of all beverage cans are re-cycled, creating a thriving international market in recycled aluminum.’
    • ‘He said the Ambler name would live on in the thriving wholesale business.’
    • ‘The Jewish immigrants set up in Kensington Market, which is still a thriving trading place today.’
    • ‘Many are seen rarely outside their area of origin while some are well known and thriving.’
    • ‘Wellbridge operates its own facilities, but also manages clubs and has a thriving corporate and hospital wellness program.’
    • ‘Renowned for its red rock formations, Native American history, and jaw-dropping scenery, Sedona is also home to a thriving arts community.’
    • ‘Many ministers and priests trained and were first employed before the 1960s and they joined thriving institutions.’
    • ‘The new incubation units are being snapped up by locals who are eager to start-up business in the thriving town of Portarlington.’
    • ‘In my biased view, as long as there is pecan pie, there will be a thriving pecan industry in the United States.’

Pronunciation

thriving

/ˈθrʌɪvɪŋ/