how to pronounce fertilize


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fertilize is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of fertilize in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… use the manure often to fertilize the …”

meanings of fertilize


  1. To make more creative or intellectually productive.
  2. To make (the soil) more fertile by adding nutrients to it.
  3. To cause to produce offspring through insemination; to inseminate.

fertilize frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fertilize occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics fertilize can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that fertilize can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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