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the flowering of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe flowering of somethingthe flowering of somethingformalSUCCESSFUL when something develops in a very successful way The 19th century saw a flowering of science and technology. flowering
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the flowering of somethingThe period of emancipation, the flowering of literary tradition, the Holocaust.By this I mean the secular humanism that has allowed the flowering of civil society in the West.The basis was laid for the flowering of secular literature in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century.After all, indiscretion is only the flowering of desperation.Reforms paved the way for a flowering of democracy in Eastern Europe.Ling At this time of year the moors turn purple with the flowering of heathers.In a way, we are witnessing the second coming of Graham Gooch, the flowering of an unfulfilled embryo.
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