index cumulative (increasing), opulent, prosperous, rampant, successful

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  • flourishing — flour‧ish‧ing [ˈflʌrɪʆɪŋ ǁ ˈflɜːr ] adjective a business or industry that is flourishing is very successful and is making a profit: • Thailand s flourishing tourist industry * * * flourish UK US /ˈflʌrɪʃ/ verb [I] ► to be successful, for example …   Financial and business terms

  • flourishing — [adj] prospering, going well blooming, burgeoning, doing well, expanding, exuberant, going strong, growing, in full swing*, in the pink*, in top form*, lush, luxuriant, mushrooming, profuse, prosperous, rampant, rank, rich, roaring, robust,… …   New thesaurus

  • Flourishing — Flourish Flour ish, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flourished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flourishing}.] [OE. florisshen, flurisshen, OF. flurir, F. fleurir, fr. L. florere to bloom, fr. flos, floris, flower. See {Flower}, and { ish}.] 1. To grow luxuriantly; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flourishing — flourishingly, adv. /flerr i shing, flur /, adj. growing vigorously; thriving; prosperous: a flourishing little business. [1250 1300; ME; see FLOURISH, ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • flourishing — adj. Flourishing is used with these nouns: ↑scene, ↑trade …   Collocations dictionary

  • flourishing — flour·ish·ing || flÉœrɪʃɪŋ / flÊŒr adj. prospering, thriving, successful flour·ish || flÉœrɪʃ / flÊŒr n. act of waving or flourishing (i.e. a sword); pretentious display; decorative addition (especially in handwriting); period of healthy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flourishing — adjective very lively and profitable flourishing businesses a palmy time for stockbrokers a prosperous new business doing a roaring trade a thriving tourist center did a thriving business in orchids • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • flourishing condition — index boom (prosperity) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • flourishing thread — noun Thread used in ornamental needlework • • • Main Entry: ↑flourish …   Useful english dictionary

  • flourishing — noun The action of the verb ; flowering …   Wiktionary

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