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pros·per·ous  audio  (prspr-s) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Having success; flourishing: a prosperous new business.
  2. Well-to-do; well-off: a prosperous family.
  3. Propitious; favorable: a prosperous moment to make a decision.


OTHER FORMS:
prosper·ous·ly(Adverb), prosper·ous·ness(Noun)


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