prosperity

[ pro-sper-i-tee ]
/ prɒˈspɛr ɪ ti /

noun, plural pros·per·i·ties.

a successful, flourishing, or thriving condition, especially in financial respects; good fortune.
prosperities, prosperous circumstances, characterized by financial success or good fortune.

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Origin of prosperity

1175–1225; Middle English prosperite<Old French <Latin prosperitās.See prosperous, -ity

OTHER WORDS FROM prosperity

non·pros·per·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for prosperity

prosperity
/ (prɒˈspɛrɪtɪ) /

noun

the condition of prospering; success or wealth
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