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fertile

adjective
 
 
/ˈfɜːtaɪl/ US  /ˈfɜːrtəl/
LAND Fertile land or soil produces a lot of healthy plants.SoilFertile or infertile land
PEOPLE/ANIMALS If people or animals are fertile, they are able to have babies.Animal reproduction
fertile ground (for sth) a situation or place where an idea, activity, etc is likely to succeedPotentialHoping and hopefulness
a fertile imagination If someone has a fertile imagination, they have lots of interesting and unusual ideas.Imagining and conceiving
fertility
 
 
/fəˈtɪləti/ noun [U]
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