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flourish

Pronunciation: /ˈflɜːrɪʃ; ˈflʌrɪʃ/

Translation of flourish in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [arts/trade] florecer*; [business] prosperar; [plant] darse* or crecer* bien the children are flourishing los niños están creciendo sanos y saludables
    Example sentences
    • In the summer months it smelled of warm spices and sweet lavender from the growing gardens where the plants flourished and blossomed.
    • What kind of first year it experiences in a new territory can make the difference between an invading species of mushroom flourishing or failing.
    • Years later people still say to the daughter that the plant is flourishing.
    Example sentences
    • Buddhism itself, however, continues to flourish, having successfully responded to the challenge of colonialism and adapted to modern democracy.
    • For basketball to flourish yet more successfully in England it had to develop a solid infrastructure, said Nelson.
    • It was a time of rapid economic growth for the new country and the university flourished and rapidly expanded.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [stick/letter] blandir, agitar
    Example sentences
    • The opening story, Celia, is a cheerless piece about a woman who will go to bed with anyone who flourishes a bottle.
    • At the same time he opened them to a procession of shonks, one of whom went around the world flourishing a letter signed by Cairns authorising him to raise funds for the Australian government.
    • Now the water was up to his chest and his right arm flourished the vodka bottle over his head.

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