Thriving - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈθraɪvɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word thriving
Brit.  |ˈθraɪvɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word thriving
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to thrive


- very lively and profitable (syn: booming, flourishing, palmy, prosperous, roaring)
a thriving tourist center
did a thriving business in orchids

Extra examples

...our new landscaping business is thriving...

...the once thriving downtown has fallen into steep decline since the new mall was built...

When he purchased the company it was a thriving commercial enterprise.

Her company has evolved from a hobby into a thriving business.

Her hobby mushroomed into a thriving business.

...the gradual devolution of the neighborhood from a thriving community of close-knit families to a drug-ridden slum...

...time and the weather have expunged any evidence that a thriving community once existed here...

The once sleepy backwater is now a thriving city.

This luxury was supported by a thriving trade.

He was a thriving man, and trafficked on the seas.

It is a thriving shopping centre for the people who live in the immediate area.

Italy's thriving tourist industry

Thus, in the abyssal deeps of the ocean these bacteria form the first link in a food chain which supports thriving communities of submarine creatures.

The black market in prescription drugs is thriving.

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