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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Prosperity \Pros*per"i*ty\, n. [F. prosp['e]rit['e], L. prosperitas. See Prosperous.] The state of being prosperous; advance or gain in anything good or desirable; successful progress in any business or enterprise; attainment of the object desired; good fortune; success; as, commercial prosperity; national prosperity.
Now prosperity begins to mellow.
Prosperities can only be enjoyed by them who fear not at all to lose them. -- Jer. Taylor.
Syn: Prosperousness; thrift; weal; welfare; well being; happiness.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1200, from Old French prosprete (12c., Modern French prospérité) and directly from Latin prosperitatem (nominative prosperitas) "good fortune," from prosperus (see prosper).
n. The condition of being prosperous, of having good fortune
n. an economic state of growth with rising profits and full employment
the condition of prospering; having good fortune [syn: successfulness]
Housing Units (2000): 456
Land area (2000): 2.111435 sq. miles (5.468591 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.002248 sq. miles (0.005823 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 2.113683 sq. miles (5.474414 sq. km)
FIPS code: 58705
Located within: South Carolina (SC), FIPS 45
Location: 34.210657 N, 81.534347 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 29127
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Housing Units (2000): 624
Land area (2000): 1.558323 sq. miles (4.036037 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.558323 sq. miles (4.036037 sq. km)
FIPS code: 65836
Located within: West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54
Location: 37.835936 N, 81.205919 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Prosperity is a series of four one-hour dramas for television from director Lenny Abrahamson and writer Mark O'Halloran. Prosperity features "four powerful, moving and funny stories set on the same day, with each episode examining the life of a single character." The series first aired on 3 September 2007 on RTÉ, and was produced by Ed Guiney and Catherine Magee for Element Films.
The series was nominated for six Irish Film and Television Awards in 2008 and won two, for Directing (Lenny Abrahamson) and Script (Mark O'Halloran).
Prosperity is the state of having wealth or good fortune.
Prosperity may also refer to:
Places in the United States:
- Prosperity, Florida, an unincorporated community
- Prosperity, Indiana, an unincorporated town
- Prosperity, Pennsylvania, an unincorporated community
- Prosperity, South Carolina, a town
- Prosperity, West Virginia, a census-designated place
- Prosperity, United States Virgin Islands, a settlement
In film and television:
- Prosperity (film), starring Marie Dressler
- Prosperity (TV series), an Irish television drama series
- Prosperity (Singaporean TV series), a Singaporean Chinese family drama
Prosperity is a 1932 American comedy-drama film starring Marie Dressler and Polly Moran. The two leading actresses play longtime matriarchal ladies comically sparring off each other, and trying to control their intertwined lives.
Prosperity (simplified Chinese: 喜事年年) is a Singaporean Chinese family drama produced by MatrixVision, revolving around the lives of three sisters having their own families. It made its debut on Singapore's free-to-air channel, MediaCorp Channel 8 on 10 January 2010 and ended on 11 February 2011. This drama serial consists of 22 episodes, and was screened on every weekday night at 9.00 pm.
This drama had made its rerun from 29 December 2011 and ended on 31 January 2012, at 5.30p.m.
Usage examples of "prosperity".
The increasing myriads, who acknowledged Mahomet as their king and prophet, had been compelled by his arms, or allured by his prosperity.
For the economic rationale of this, I must refer disciples of Siegfried to a tract from my hand published by the Fabian Society and entitled The Impossibilities of Anarchism, which explains why, owing to the physical constitution of our globe, society cannot effectively organize the production of its food, clothes and housing, nor distribute them fairly and economically on any anarchic plan: nay, that without concerting our social action to a much higher degree than we do at present we can never get rid of the wasteful and iniquitous welter of a little riches and a deal of poverty which current political humbug calls our prosperity and civilization.
Latins should, as participators, enjoy the prosperity of the Roman people, rather than that they should be constantly either apprehending or suffering the demolition of their town and the devastations of their lands, which they suffered formerly in the reign of Ancus, afterwards in the reign of his own father.
Valens was persuaded, that royal liberality can be supplied only by public oppression, and his ambition never aspired to secure, by their actual distress, the future strength and prosperity of his people.
Riding northward on his return from the Western Sudan in 1353, Ibn Battuta saw these desert-bordering marts in the flower of their prosperity.
It was de Batz who was to get the reward, and whose welfare and prosperity mattered more than the most precious life in Europe.
We would drive to the bottling plant, we would not break in, there would be plentiful evidence of legal prosperity and we would drive sedately home.
Ian had explained to me that one buries iron beneath a new hearth, to ensure blessing and prosperity on the house.
The thin margin of their prosperity and the absurdity of calling them exploiters was revealed in Soviet census data examined by Richard Pipes, showing that only 2 percent of peasant households had any hired help, and these averaged one employee each.
Their affliction brought the Dryfooses into humaner relations with the Marches, who had hitherto regarded them as a necessary evil, as the odious means of their own prosperity.
A threshold of public tolerance has been breached: Metastatic growth is no longer seen as necessary for prosperity.
Women as Martyrs I have given three reasons for the prosperity of the notion that man is a natural polygamist, bent eternally upon fresh dives into Lake of Brimstone No.
I turned away, pretending not to know her, for the sight of her was disagreeable to me, but in a sad voice she called me by my name, congratulating me on my prosperity and bewailing her own wretchedness.
Despite the excitability of his nature, which often led to outbursts of hysteria, he had the patience to wait and the shrewdness to realize that the climate of material prosperity and of a feeling of relaxation which settled over Germany in those years was not propitious for his purposes.
With copious energy and with better population control, standards of living rose, the food supply improved, the distribution of resources was rationalized and, in general, an era of prosperity and contentment was in bloom.