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Meaning of “fertilizer” in the English Dictionary

"fertilizer" in British English

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fertilizernoun [C or U]

(UK usually fertiliser) uk   /ˈfɜː.tɪ.laɪ.zər/  us   /ˈfɝː.t̬əl.aɪ-/
a ​natural or ​chemicalsubstance that is ​spread on the ​land or given to ​plants, to make ​plantsgrow well: organic fertilizer a ​liquid/​chemical fertilizer
(Definition of fertilizer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fertilizer" in American English

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fertilizernoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈfɜr·təlˌɑɪ·zər/
a ​natural or ​chemicalsubstance that is ​spread on ​land in ​order to make ​plantsgrow well
(Definition of fertilizer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fertilizer" in Business English

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fertilizernoun [C or U]

(UK also fertiliser) uk   us   /ˈfɜːtɪlaɪzər/
a ​chemical substance that is ​spread on ​land or soil to make ​plantsgrow better: The ​prices for ​farmequipment, fertilizer and ​fuelclimb relentlessly.
(Definition of fertilizer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fertilizer”
in Arabic سِماد…
in Korean 비료…
in Portuguese fertilizante…
in Catalan fertilitzant…
in Japanese 肥料…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肥料…
in Turkish tabiî veya kimyevî gübre…
in Russian удобрение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肥料…
in Italian concime, fertilizzante…
in Polish nawóz…
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