Translation of burgeon in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈbɜːrdʒən; ˈbɜːdʒən/


  • 1.1 (grow, flourish) [nature/plant] [literary/literario], florecer*, retoñar [literary/literario]; [market/organization] florecer*
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    • 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.
    (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
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    • 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 deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.