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the flower of sth

literary the ​best of a ​particulargroup or ​type: The flower of the nation's ​youth were ​killed in the ​war.
(Definition of the flower of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the flower of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) …的最佳部分,…的精华, …的精英…
in Chinese (Traditional) …的最佳部分,…的精華, …的精英…
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