Meaning of “fertilizer” in the English Dictionary

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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)