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English definition of “sterile”

sterile

adjective [not gradable] (UNABLE TO PRODUCE)   /ˈster·əl/
(of a person or animal) unable to produce young, or of land unable to produce plants or crops: It was a small oasis surrounded by sterile desert.
(Definition of sterile adjective (UNABLE TO PRODUCE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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