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English definition of “flower”

flower

noun [C] uk   /flaʊər/ us    /ˈflaʊɚ/
A1 the part of a plant that is often brightly coloured and has a pleasant smell, or the type of plant that produces these: wild flowers to pick flowers a bunch/bouquet of flowers cut/dried flowersFlowers - general wordsFlowers and flowering plants

flower

verb [I] uk   /flaʊər/ us    /flaʊɚ/

flower verb [I] (DEVELOP)

literary to develop completely and become obvious: Her talent flowered during her later years.Making progress and advancingBecoming better

flower verb [I] (PLANT)

to produce flowers: When does this plant flower?Flowers - general wordsFlowers and flowering plants
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