[ UK /fˈɜːtəlˌa‍ɪz/ ]
  1. provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to
    We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants
  2. introduce semen into (a female)
  3. make fertile or productive
    The course fertilized her imagination
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How To Use fertilise In A Sentence

  • Using hydroponics, inorganic fertiliser, electric light and genetic modification we could in theory feed the entire world from a multi-storey farm the size of Wales.
  • Whether they are chemical or organic, all fertilisers should be handled with care.
  • The two cross-fertilise easily to form a hybrid, which is apparently often sold to un-suspecting buyers who simply ask for bluebells.
  • This is precisely how astrological ideas cross-fertilise each other and grow.
  • Do conventional pesticides and fertilisers pose a health risk? Times, Sunday Times
  • It blames increased use of pesticides and fertilisers, habitat destruction, loss of mixed farms and changes to sowing patterns. Times, Sunday Times
  • One or two fertilised eggs are placed back in the woman 's uterus. The Sun
  • The fertiliser releases nutrients gradually as bacteria decompose it.
  • The shire's existing bowling club has become too expensive to maintain, especially with the price of labour and of materials such as fertiliser and weedicides constantly rising thereby putting more burden on a declining membership.
  • The process is hastened by heavy inputs of chemical fertiliser and pesticides. Times, Sunday Times
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