prosperar
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prosperar(
prohs
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peh
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rahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to improve)
a. to prosper
Tras ocho años de crisis la economía del país empezó a prosperar.After eight years of crisis the country's economy started to prosper.
b. to thrive
La visibilidad de nuestra empresa prosperó al invertir en publicidad.Our company's visibility thrived when we started investing in marketing.
2. (to triumph)
a. to be succesful
Nuestro proyecto no prosperó porque no le dedicamos suficiente tiempo.Our project wasn't successful because we didn't dedicate enough time to it.
b. to prosper
La idea de fundar esta empresa prosperó gracias a la tenacidad de Juan.The idea of setting up a company prospered thanks to Juan's tenacity.
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prosperar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (mejorar)
a. to prosper, to thrive
2. (triunfar)
a. to be successful
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prosperar
intransitive verb
[+industria] to prosper; thrive; [+idea, proyecto] to prosper; (tener éxito) to be successful
la moción de censura no prosperó the censure motion was unsuccessful o was defeated
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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para prosperar, hay que persistir y emprender
to thrive, you have to persist and be enterprising
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