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flourishverb

 us   /ˈflɜr·ɪʃ, ˈflʌr-/
  • flourish verb (SUCCEED)

[I] to grow or develop successfully: Parts of the city continue to flourish. This is the perfect environment for our company to flourish and expand in.
  • flourish verb (WAVE)

[T] to move something in your hand in order to make people look at it: She ran up to her father, flourishing her diploma.

flourishnoun [C]

 us   /ˈflɜr·ɪʃ/
  • flourish noun [C] (WAVE)

a big, noticeable movement: I pulled into the driveway with a flourish .
(Definition of flourish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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flourishverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈflʌrɪʃ/
to be successful, for example, by making a lot of money or developing quickly: Thanks to a lot of effort and the support of local people, the business flourished.
flourishing
adjective
A flourishing market requires competition, proper prices and proper incentives.
(Definition of flourish from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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