how to pronounce fertilize

/ˈfɝtəˌlaɪz/

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fertilize is pronounced in three syllables

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fɝtəlaɪz

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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

verb:

  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.

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