a prosperous new year meaning, a prosperous new year definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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prosperous

  
  
Prosperous people, places, and economies are rich and successful.  
FORMAL      adj   (=wealthy)  
...the youngest son of a relatively prosperous British family...     
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adj.
happening once a year
Ex.: My favorite annual event is Christmas because I eat my mother's great feast and get christmas presents from Santa Claus.
exp.
expression used to indicate that something happens very quickly
n.
def.: new and inexperienced person
slang. Syn.: newbie, newb
n.
Something that as soon as it is done becomes decided upon to repeat the next year and years to come. Does not necessarily have to had been done previous years to be defined an instant tradition.
n.
Makes new purchases everyday keep up to make a new position with many individual connection gainers in the winning economy.
n.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
v.
to use something (an object or a substance) in a new way: not the same as "recycle"
can sometimes be translated as "détourner"
n.
brand of soup, mix of vegetables, image for new startups ?
n.
someone who is picky about food, doesn't want to try new foods
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
n.
a new word formed by joining together two others and combining their meanings. Examples: brunch, camcorder, carjack, motel, greenwash, smog, workaholic.
n.
a government scheme that moves people to a new area (e.g. because a dam is being built where they live)
exp.
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
n.
person born at the end of the 90s ; persons starting their teen life of the beginning of the years 2000

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