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verb [intransitive] thrive pronunciation in British English /θraɪv/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theythrive
he/she/itthrives
present participlethriving
past tensethrove or thrived
past participlethriven or thrived

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  1. to become very successful, happy, or healthy

    Children thrive when given plenty of love and attention.

    This type of plant thrives in cool conditions.

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