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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The condition of gaining wealth; An economic state of growth with rising profits and full employment.

Usage examples (37)
  • Too often the term prosperity gets hijacked to mean nothing more than an elusive state of temporary bliss and positive karma.
  • He thinks that the best way to prosperity is to create massive deflation.
  • The Palestinians 'best route to prosperity is to join rather than replace Israel's stable system of government and robust economy.
  • If our prosperity is the main culprit in our epidemic of obesity - and most evidence suggests that it is - then our growing girth isn't necessarily a bad thing. for more
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