- Prosperity is the state of being wealthy, or having a rich and full life.
- An example of prosperity is a person who is living a rich and full life with all the money and happiness he needs.
- An example of prosperity in developing countries is having basic luxuries such as running water and electricity.
prosperity definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. prosperities
prosperous condition; good fortune, wealth, success, etc.
Origin: Middle English prosperite ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin prosperitas ; from prosperus
prosperity definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The condition of being prosperous.
prosperity - Business Definition
In economics, a period of relative abundance with strong business profits and little unemployment.