WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
pros•per•ous /ˈprɑspərəs/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. having or showing good fortune, success, or wealth.
pros•per•ous•ly, adv. See -sper-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
pros•per•ous  (prospər əs),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. having or characterized by financial success or good fortune;
    successful:a prosperous business.
  2. well-to-do or well-off:a prosperous family.
  3. favorable or propitious.
prosper•ous•ly, adv. 
prosper•ous•ness, n. 
  • Latin prosperus
  • late Middle English 1400–50
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged thriving.
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged wealthy, rich.
    • 3.See corresponding entry in Unabridged fortunate, lucky, auspicious.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

prosperous /ˈprɒspərəs/ adj
  1. flourishing; prospering
  2. rich; affluent; wealthy

ˈprosperously adv

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