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English adjective: prosperous

1. prosperous in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich


SamplesThey 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.


Synonymscomfortable, easy, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do


Similarrich


Antonymspoor

2. prosperous very lively and profitable


SamplesFlourishing businesses.
A palmy time for stockbrokers.
A prosperous new business.
Doing a roaring trade.
A thriving tourist center.
Did a thriving business in orchids.


Synonymsbooming, flourishing, palmy, prospering, roaring, thriving


Similarsuccessful


Antonymsunsuccessful

3. prosperous marked by peace and prosperity


SamplesA golden era.
The halcyon days of the clipper trade.


Synonymsgolden, halcyon


Similarhappy


Antonymsunhappy

4. prosperous presaging or likely to bring good luck


SamplesA favorable time to ask for a raise.
Lucky stars.
A prosperous moment to make a decision.


Synonymsfavorable, favourable, golden, lucky


Similarpropitious


Antonymsunpropitious









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