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flower

Pronunciation: /flaʊr; ˈflaʊə(r)/

Translation of flower in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (finest part) [literary/literario] the flower of the nation/army la flor y nata del país/ejército he died in the flower of his youth murió en la flor de la edad or de la juventud or de la vida
    Example sentences
    • ‘Of course I would forgive you, you are my youngest daughter, the flower of our family,’ Christiana cried.
    • From a country with only 3.5 million people, the troops - the flower of Albania's youth - represent the best Albania has to offer.
    • For the resurrection of this Isis, the Simphonie du Marais spared no effort, bringing together some excellent players and the flower of French Baroque singing.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [Botany/Botánica] florecer*, florear (Chile) (Mexico/México) 1.2
    (flowering present participle/participio presente)
    [plant/shrub/tree] que da flores a summer-/spring-flowering plant una planta que florece en verano/primavera flowering maple abutilón (masculine)
    1.3 (reach maturity) alcanzar* la plenitud [formal]

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