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Dictionary definition for: Prosperous

1. (s) in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards" "easy living" "a prosperous family" "his family is well-situated financially" "well-to-do members of the community"

2. (s) very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses" "a palmy time for stockbrokers" "a prosperous new business" "doing a roaring trade" "a thriving tourist center" "did a thriving business in orchids"

3. (s) marked by peace and prosperity; "a golden era" "the halcyon days of the clipper trade"

4. (s) tending to favor or bring good luck; "miracles are auspicious accidents" "encouraging omens" "a favorable time to ask for a raise" "lucky stars" "a prosperous moment to make a decision"

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