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English definition of “propagate”


verb (GROW)    /ˈprɒp.ə.ɡeɪt/ US  /ˈprɑː.pə-/
[I or T] to produce a new plant from a parent plant: Most house plants can be propagated from stem cuttings. Plants needs certain conditions to propagate.Plant reproduction [I or T] formal (of a plant or animal) to produce young plants or animalsPlant reproduction propagation     /ˌprɒp.əˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌprɑː.pə-/ noun [U] Plant reproduction
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