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From Middle English prosperite, from Old French prosperitet, from Latin prosperitās. Equivalent to prosper + -ity.
- (General American) IPA(key): /pɹɑˈspɛɹ.ɪ.ti/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /pɹɒˈspɛɹ.ɪ.ti/
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- Hyphenation: pros‧per‧i‧ty
prosperity (countable and uncountable, plural prosperities)
- The condition of being prosperous, of having good fortune
condition of being prosperous
- “prosperity”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.
- “prosperity”, in The Century Dictionary […], New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911, →OCLC.
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