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fertilize

verb
     
Related topics: Biology, Plants, Birth, Crops
fer‧ti‧lize also fertilise British English [transitive]
1MBHBP to make new animal or plant life develop:
After the egg has been fertilized, it will hatch in about six weeks.
2TAC to put fertilizer on the soil to make plants grow
fertilization noun [uncountable]

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