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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprosperouspros‧per‧ous /ˈprɒspərəs $ ˈprɑː-/ ●○○ adjective formal  RICHrich and successful a prosperous landownersee thesaurus at richRegisterIn everyday English, people usually say rich or well-off rather than prosperous:well-off neighborhoods such as Lakeview
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prosperousI am proud to report that the condition of the country as a whole is prosperous.a prosperous American businessmanMerry Christmas and a prosperous and healthy New Year to you all.It is the middle class that can truly make a nation prosperous and strong.In the region's most prosperous countries, it is doubling every four to six months.After the war, Germany became one of Europe's most prosperous countries.Corinth's peculiar position created two prosperous harbours, Lechaion in the west- and Kenchreai in the east.Deng was the son of a prosperous landowner.The impoverished crossed in steerage for fifty dollars; the prosperous strolled first-class decks and drank champagne at captains' tables.His father was a prosperous woollen-draper and former mayor of Maidstone.Although these were prosperous years, disposable income of individuals increased by only about 2 I percent.
From Longman Business Dictionaryprosperouspros‧per‧ous /ˈprɒspərəsˈprɑː-/ adjective successful and richa prosperous businessmana prosperous commercial districtThe region is becoming more prosperous.
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