Flourishing - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈflɜːrɪʃɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word flourishing
Brit.  |ˈflʌrɪʃɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word flourishing
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to flourish

adjective

- very lively and profitable(syn: booming, palmy, prospering, prosperous, roaring, thriving)

flourishing businesses

Examples

Dressed as a pirate, he entered the stage flourishing his sword.

...the local vegetation is flourishing as a result of the recent rains...

The economy is booming and small businesses are flourishing.

She walked quickly to the desk, flourishing her cheque book.

street full of flourishing well-patronized shops

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