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American English: /ˈflaʊ(ə)r/
British English: /ˈflaʊə/

Translation of flower in Spanish:


  • 2 uncountable (finest part) [literary]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

  • 1 (Botany)
    Example sentences
    • The tired, sun-burnt hills of summer have awoken with a new, hopeful greenness and the catalpa trees are flowering with huge white orchid-like flowers in the village squares.
    • The daffodils and the cherry trees flowering in the spring are the most popular feature on postcards or calendars, but the Gardens are worth visiting in all seasons.
    • In some cases, the name simply implies that the species flowers earlier than other similar plants.
  • 2
    also: flowering present participle
    que da flores
    a summer-/spring-flowering plant
    una planta que florece en verano/primavera
    flowering maple
    abutilón (masculine)
  • 3 (reach maturity)
    alcanzar la plenitud [formal]
    Example sentences
    • Since then, it has flowered into a dynamic forum to access, understand, and research the rapidly mushrooming field of Indian Literature in English, as well as to translate regional literature.
    • The naughty twinkle she displayed in films such as Ghostbusters has flowered into a comic touch that knows no fear of shame.
    • If this was meant as an insult, it soon flowered into prophesy.
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