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fertilize

verb [T] (LAND) (UK usually fertilise)     /ˈfɜː.tɪ.laɪz/ US  /ˈfɝː.t̬əl.aɪz/
to spread a natural or chemical substance on land or plants , in order to make the plants grow wellImproving fertility and pest control
(Definition of fertilize verb (LAND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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