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successful

[suhk-ses-fuhl]
adjective
1.
achieving or having achieved success.
2.
having attained wealth, position, honors, or the like.
3.
resulting in or attended with success.

Origin:
1580–90; success + -ful

successfully, adverb
successfulness, noun
half-successful, adjective
half-successfully, adverb
half-successfulness, noun
nonsuccessful, adjective
nonsuccessfully, adverb
presuccessful, adjective
presuccessfully, adverb
quasi-successful, adjective
quasi-successfully, adverb
semisuccessful, adjective
semisuccessfully, adverb
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successful (səkˈsɛsfʊl)
 
adj
1.  having succeeded in one's endeavours
2.  marked by a favourable outcome
3.  having obtained fame, wealth, etc
 
suc'cessfully
 
adv
 
suc'cessfulness
 
n

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successful
1580s, from success + -ful. Originally any kind of success; since late 19c. it has tended to mean "wealthy" unless otherwise indicated. Related: Successfully.
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