blossom
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blossom(
bla
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suhm
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. la flor
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(single flower)
The beauty of the cherry blossoms is fleeting.La belleza de las flores de cerezo es pasajera.
We saw theorange blossoms when we visited Seville.Vimos las flores de naranjo cuando visitamos Sevilla.
b. las flores
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(mass of flowers)
The whole hillside was covered in lavender blossom.Toda la ladera estaba llena de flores de lavanda.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to produce flowers)
a. florecer
Dandelions are one of the first flowers to blossom in spring.Los dientes de león son una de las primeras flores que florecen en primavera.
3. (to flourish)
a. alcanzar su plenitud
Spanish theater blossomed in Madrid during the Baroque period.El teatro español alcanzó su plenitud en Madrid durante la época barroca.
4. (to turn into)
a. transformarse
What began as rivalry blossomed into a beautiful friendship.Lo que empezó como rivalidad se transformó en una hermosa amistad.
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blossom
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la flor
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to be in blossomestar en flor
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (also fig)
a. florecer
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to blossom into somethingtransformarse en algo
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blossom [ˈblɒsəm]
noun
(collective) flores (f); (single) flor (f)
in blossom en flor
intransitive verb
[+tree] florecer; florecer; llegar a su apogeo
it blossomed into love se transformó en amor
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "blossom"
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cherry blossom
la flor del cerezo
orange blossom
el azahar
cherry blossom tree
el árbol de flor de cerezo
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