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British English: /ˈflʌrɪʃ/
American English: /ˈflərɪʃ/

Translation of flourish in French:


  • 1 (gesture)
    geste (m) théâtral
    to do something with a flourish
    faire quelque chose de façon théâtrale
  • 2 (detail, touch) See examples: with a rhetorical ou an emphatic flourish
    avec emphase
    the show began with a flourish
    la représentation commença de façon grandiose
    (in a piece of music) See examples: the final flourish
    le bouquet final
    the opening flourish
    le brio des premiers accords
  • 3 (ornamental) (in style) to sign something with a flourish
    signer quelque chose d'un paraphe or d'un grand trait de plume

transitive verb

  • (ticket, document)
    to flourish something in somebody's face
    brandir quelque chose devant quelqu'un

intransitive verb

  • (tree, plant, bacteria)
    (firm, democracy)
    the family is flourishing
    la famille est en pleine forme

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