flower Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"flower" in British English

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flowernoun [C]

uk   /flaʊər/  us   /ˈflaʊ.ɚ/
A1 the ​part of a ​plant that is often ​brightlycoloured and has a ​pleasantsmell, or the ​type of ​plant that ​produces these: wild flowers to ​pick flowers a ​bunch/​bouquet of flowers cut/​dried flowers
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flowerverb [I]

uk   /flaʊər/  us   /flaʊɚ/

flower verb [I] (DEVELOP)

literary to ​developcompletely and ​becomeobvious: Her ​talent flowered during her ​lateryears.

flower verb [I] (PLANT)

to ​produce flowers: When does this ​plant flower?
(Definition of flower from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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flowernoun [C]

 us   /ˈflɑʊ·ər, flɑʊər/
biology the ​part of a ​plant that ​producesseeds, is often ​brightlycolored, and sometimes has a ​pleasantsmell, or a ​plant that ​produces this ​part

flowerverb [I]

 us   /ˈflɑʊ·ər, flɑʊər/
to ​produce flowers: Our ​shrubs flower in late ​summer.
(Definition of flower from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flower”
in Korean 꽃…
in Arabic زَهْرة…
in Malaysian bunga…
in French fleur…
in Russian цветок, цветущее растение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 花, 開花植物…
in Italian fiore…
in Turkish çiçek…
in Polish kwiat…
in Spanish flor…
in Vietnamese hoa…
in Portuguese flor…
in Thai ดอกไม้…
in German die Blume, die Blüte…
in Catalan flor…
in Japanese 花…
in Chinese (Simplified) 花, 开花植物…
in Indonesian bunga…
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