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English definition of “nitrify”

nitrify

verb [T] uk   /ˈnaɪ.trɪ.faɪ/ specialized us  
to add nitrogen or one of its compounds to something, for example to soil in order to make it produce healthier plantsPhysical and chemical processes
(Definition of nitrify from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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