Definition Thrive

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to thrive: to prosper, to do well, to succeed
The Delavigne Corp has been thriving for the past twenty-five years, making more and more profits every year.
to thrive on something to enjoy something, to prosper from something

Pronunciation examples
UK: The Delavigne Corporation has thrived despite the aggressive competition of the cosmetics industry.
US: The lion thrives upon the flesh of young gazelles.


  • "Although the principal industries of the city itself, apparel and textile products, food processing, and shipbuilding, continue to thrive, we must now turn towards private sector enterprises to stimulate our economy even further."
  • "Robots are still thriving at the Delavigne Corp, doing our jobs better than us."
  • "He writes: Miss Bliss, how do you manage to thrive in the male-dominated perfume industry?"
  • "Far from it, I would envision a hefty fine and community service for the two of them. On the other hand, any effort you could make to avoid a jail sentence for Mr. Marron or Mr. Connors would be greatly appreciated, as these two are valuable contributors to the Delavigne team, without whom we could not thrive."

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