fertility Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “fertility” in the English Dictionary

"fertility" in British English

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fertilitynoun [U]

uk   /fəˈtɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /fɚˈtɪl.ə.t̬i/

fertility noun [U] (PEOPLE/ANIMALS/PLANTS)

(of ​animals and ​plants) the ​quality of being ​able to ​produceyoung or ​fruit: a fertility ​symbol declining fertility rates
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fertility noun [U] (LAND)

(of ​land) the ​quality of ​producing a ​largenumber of good ​qualitycrops: the fertility of the ​soil

fertility noun [U] (IMAGINATION)

literary (of the ​mind or ​imagination) the ​quality of ​producing a lot of ​unusual and ​interestingideas
(Definition of fertility from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fertility" in American English

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fertilitynoun [U]

 us   /fərˈtɪl·ɪ·t̬i/
biology the ​ability to ​produceyoung
(Definition of fertility from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fertility”
in Arabic خُصوبة…
in Korean 비옥함…
in Portuguese fertilidade…
in Catalan fertilitat…
in Japanese 肥よく, 多産…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人/动物/植物, (动植物的)生殖力…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人/動物/植物, (動植物的)生殖力,繁殖能力…
in Italian fertilità…
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