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English definition of “fertilizer”

fertilizer

noun [C or U] uk (UK usually fertiliser)   /ˈfɜː.tɪ.laɪ.zər/ us    /ˈfɝː.t̬əl.aɪ-/
a natural or chemical substance that is spread on the land or given to plants, to make plants grow well: organic fertilizer a liquid/chemical fertilizerImproving fertility and pest control
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