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prosit

[ English proh-sit, -zit ]
/ English ˈproʊ sɪt, -zɪt /
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interjection
(used as a toast to wish good health to one's drinking companions).
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Origin of prosit

1840–50; <German <Latin: literally, may it benefit, 3rd person singular present subjunctive of prodesse to be beneficial
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British Dictionary definitions for prosit

prosit
/ German (ˈproːzɪt) /

interjection
good health! cheers!

Word Origin for prosit

German, from Latin, literally: may it prove beneficial
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