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burgeon

Pronunciation: /ˈbɜːrdʒən; ˈbɜːdʒən/

Translation of burgeon in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (grow, flourish) [nature/plant] [literary/literario], florecer*, retoñar [literary/literario]; [market/organization] florecer*
    Example sentences
    • Burbank studied life at its fountain head - in the marvelous little buds and shoots and leaves that burgeon forth each spring to fill us anew with the awe for nature.
    • Overhead the light streamed down through a jigsaw canopy of burgeoning foliage.
    • A plant burgeons, flowers and dies; it does not come back to life, grow younger and regress to the original seed.
    1.2
    (burgeoning present participle/participio presente)
    [awareness/demand] creciente; [market] pujante, floreciente a burgeoning young talent of the Mexican cinema un pujante joven talento del cine mexicano
    Example sentences
    • China and India's appetites for oil are burgeoning, demanding more and more from the world's oil wells.
    • The Vietnam anti-war movement began to burgeon in 1965.
    • Meanwhile the number of sixty-five-and-older people will burgeon, it will grow almost 55 percent.

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The language of the Basque Country and Navarre is euskera, spoken by around 750,000 people; in Spanish vasco or vascuence. It is also spelled euskara. Basque is unrelated to the Indo-European languages and its origins are unclear. Like Spain's other regional languages, Basque was banned under Franco. With the return of democracy, it became an official language alongside Spanish, in the regions where it is spoken. It is a compulsory school subject and is required for many official and administrative posts in the Basque Country. There is Basque language television and radio and a considerable number of books are published in Basque. See also lenguas cooficiales