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verb flourish pronunciation in British English /ˈflʌrɪʃ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleflourishing
past tenseflourished
past participleflourished

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  1. 1
    [intransitive] to grow well and be healthy

    Most plants flourish in this rich soil.

    Wildlife seems to flourish in the area.

  2. 3
    [transitive] to wave something in the air so that people notice it

    She came in flourishing a photograph.

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