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Fortune vs. Prosperity

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Fortunenoun

Destiny, especially favorable.

‘She read my fortune. Apparently I will have a good love life this week, but I will have a bad week for money.’;

Prosperitynoun

The condition of being prosperous, of having good fortune

Fortunenoun

A prediction or set of predictions about a person's future provided by a fortune teller.

Prosperitynoun

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.’;

Fortunenoun

A small slip of paper with wise or vaguely prophetic words printed on it, baked into a fortune cookie.

Prosperitynoun

an economic state of growth with rising profits and full employment

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Fortunenoun

The arrival of something in a sudden or unexpected manner; chance; accident.

Prosperitynoun

the condition of prospering; having good fortune

Fortunenoun

Good luck.

‘Fortune favors the brave.’;

Prosperity

Prosperity is the flourishing, thriving, good fortune and successful social status. Prosperity often produces profuse wealth including other factors which can be profusely wealthy in all degrees, such as happiness and health.

Fortunenoun

One's wealth; the amount of money one has; especially, if it is vast.

‘He's amassed a small fortune working in the Middle East.’; ‘My vast fortune was a result of inheritance and stock market nous.’; ‘Her fortune is estimated at 3 million dollars.’;

Fortunenoun

A large amount of money.

‘That car must be worth a fortune! How could you afford it?’;

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Fortuneverb

To happen, take place.

Fortuneverb

To provide with a fortune.

Fortuneverb

To presage; to tell the fortune of.

Fortunenoun

The arrival of something in a sudden or unexpected manner; chance; accident; luck; hap; also, the personified or deified power regarded as determining human success, apportioning happiness and unhappiness, and distributing arbitrarily or fortuitously the lots of life.

‘'T is more by fortune, lady, than by merit.’; ‘O Fortune, Fortune, all men call thee fickle.’;

Fortunenoun

That which befalls or is to befall one; lot in life, or event in any particular undertaking; fate; destiny; as, to tell one's fortune.

‘You, who men's fortunes in their faces read.’;

Fortunenoun

That which comes as the result of an undertaking or of a course of action; good or ill success; especially, favorable issue; happy event; success; prosperity as reached partly by chance and partly by effort.

‘Our equal crimes shall equal fortune give.’; ‘There is a tide in the affairs of men,Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.’; ‘His father dying, he was driven to seek his fortune.’;

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Fortunenoun

Wealth; large possessions; large estate; riches; as, a gentleman of fortune.

Fortuneverb

To make fortunate; to give either good or bad fortune to.

Fortuneverb

To provide with a fortune.

Fortuneverb

To presage; to tell the fortune of.

Fortuneverb

To fall out; to happen.

‘It fortuned the same night that a Christian, serving a Turk in the camp, secretely gave the watchmen warning.’;

Fortunenoun

an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another;

‘bad luck caused his downfall’; ‘we ran into each other by pure chance’;

Fortunenoun

a large amount of wealth or prosperity

Fortunenoun

an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome;

‘it was my good luck to be there’; ‘they say luck is a lady’; ‘it was as if fortune guided his hand’;

Fortunenoun

your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you);

‘whatever my fortune may be’; ‘deserved a better fate’; ‘has a happy lot’; ‘the luck of the Irish’; ‘a victim of circumstances’; ‘success that was her portion’;

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