Definition of prosperity in English:

prosperity

noun

  • The state of being prosperous.

    ‘a long period of prosperity’
    • ‘Ageing populations and rising prosperity across the world can only reinforce demand trends.’
    • ‘In the first half of the century, Pisa and the cities of Tuscany had enjoyed unprecedented prosperity.’
    • ‘The university's future success is undoubtedly important for the city's prosperity.’
    • ‘The country's continued prosperity is dependent on the opportunities and achievements of all its residents.’
    • ‘The role of freedom in creating prosperity has been the central discovery of economics over the past two centuries.’
    • ‘The mixed economy boomed, bringing unprecedented prosperity to the middle and working classes.’
    • ‘In nativities, this eclipse promises fame, prosperity, health and peace of mind.’
    • ‘For the economy as a whole, innovation is the key to higher productivity and greater prosperity for all.’
    • ‘They have had formative years of almost uninterrupted prosperity, growth and success.’
    • ‘Maybe with their magical powers and position, they would bring great prosperity to the world.’
    • ‘The town's elite were retailers, whose prosperity depended on the railway freight rates.’
    • ‘"First, science is vital to our country's continued future prosperity, " he said.’
    • ‘"To ensure the prosperity in this region, we have to build trust, " he said.’
    • ‘Many gave up security and prosperity and returned from overseas to do so.’
    • ‘Plans to increase prosperity in the region will automatically lead to a need for better housing conditions.’
    • ‘Is that a situation, too, where the relative prosperity is more apparent than real?’
    • ‘Fridges are also indicators of a nation's prosperity.’
    • ‘Education is still our number one priority, because Britain's future economic prosperity depends upon it.’
    • ‘All need to be strongly represented to ensure the continued prosperity and success of the organisation.’
    • ‘Everyone knows it has brought prosperity, although that prosperity is not equally shared.’
    wealth, success, profitability, affluence, riches, opulence, the good life, ease, plenty, welfare, comfort, security, well-being
    luxury, life of luxury, milk and honey, a bed of roses
    prosperousness, successfulness
    speed, godspeed
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Origin

Middle English: from Old French prosperite, from Latin prosperitas, from prosperus doing well.

Pronunciation:

prosperity

/präˈsperədē/