intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- [arts/trade] florecer*; [business] prosperar; [plant] darse* or crecer* bien the children are flourishing los niños están creciendo sanos y saludablesMore example sentences
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- 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.
- 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, agitarMore 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.
- 1.1 (showy gesture) floreo (masculine), floritura (feminine) with a flourish haciendo un floreo or una floritura with an elegant flourish con un gesto or ademán elegante 1.2 (embellishment) floritura (feminine), firulete (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) ; (in signature) rúbrica (feminine) 1.3 [Music/Música] (fanfare) fanfarria (feminine); (ornament) floritura (feminine)
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.