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pro spuh ruhs

  • s  in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich
    a prosperous family
  • s  very lively and profitable
    a prosperous new business
  • s  marked by peace and prosperity
  • s  presaging or likely to bring good luck
    a prosperous moment to make a decision

  • From sleepy colonial outpost to prosperous high-tech enclave, Singapore owes its rise to the stern, stubborn lawyer who virtually invented the place.
  • Despite direful predictions which were made a year and even six months ago, the current year will go down as the most prosperous in history for motor manufacturers.
  • Married in 1918, he and Lois toured the country on a motorcycle and appeared to be a prosperous, promising young couple.
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in Newspost Online
    A nation cannot prosper long when it favours only the prosperous,Obama said.
  • President Bush in ABC News
    We strongly believe societies which allow the free expression of ideas tend to be the most prosperous and the most peaceful,Bush said at the official opening of the $434 million US embassy.
  • Hamid Karzai in The Associated Press
    They don't want the people of Afghanistan to have a prosperous life,Karzai said in a statement condemning the attack.

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