how to pronounce prosper


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the above transcription of prosper is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

prosper is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of prosper in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… trade to grow and prosper which is a bit …”

meanings of prosper


  1. To be successful; to succeed; to be fortunate or prosperous; to thrive; to make gain.
  2. To grow; to increase.
  3. To favor; to render successful.


  1. A male given name from French.

prosper frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word prosper occurs in english on average 2.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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