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cross-fertilize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcross-fertilizeˌcross-ˈfertilize (also cross-fertilise British English) verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 HBPto combine the male sex cells from one type of plant with female sex cells from another2 IDEAto influence someone or something with ideas from other areas 🔊 In a university students live together, encourage, support, and cross-fertilise each other.cross-fertilization noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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cross-fertilizeWe hope to cross-fertilize the company with the expertise we've gained from other industries.
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Verb table
cross-fertilize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycross-fertilize
he, she, itcross-fertilizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycross-fertilized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave cross-fertilized
he, she, ithas cross-fertilized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad cross-fertilized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill cross-fertilize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have cross-fertilized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam cross-fertilizing
he, she, itis cross-fertilizing
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you, we, theyare cross-fertilizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas cross-fertilizing
you, we, theywere cross-fertilizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been cross-fertilizing
he, she, ithas been cross-fertilizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been cross-fertilizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be cross-fertilizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been cross-fertilizing
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