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"fertilizer" in British English

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fertilizernoun [C or U]

UK usually fertiliser uk   /ˈfɜː.tɪ.laɪ.zər/ us   /ˈfɝː.t̬əl.aɪ.zɚ/
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 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 chemical substance that is spread on land in order to make plants grow 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   /ˈfɜːtɪlaɪzər/ us  
a chemical substance that is spread on land or soil to make plants grow better: The prices for farm equipment, fertilizer and fuel climb 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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