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fertilizer

Syllabification: fer·ti·liz·er
Pronunciation: /ˈfərdlˌīzər
 
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Definition of fertilizer in English:

noun

A chemical or natural substance added to soil or land to increase its fertility: a nitrogenous fertilizer these varieties need pesticides and more fertilizer
More example sentences
  • The only way to be a successful farmer is to use lots of chemical fertilizers and pesticides.
  • Besides this, chemical fertilizers and pesticides were often doing more harm than good.
  • Give fruit trees and bushes a topdressing of organic fertiliser, or a mulch of well-rotted compost or manure.
Synonyms
manure, plant food, compost, dressing, top dressing, dung

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