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infertile
American English: /ɪnˈfərdl/
British English: /ɪnˈfəːtʌɪl/

Translation of infertile in Spanish:

adjective

  • (woman/man/animal)
    estéril
    Example sentences
    • On the other hand, clinical cytogenetic studies of malformed and infertile dogs have been rather poorly developed.
    • ‘Twice we tried to mate her,’ says Pyarejan, who fears his elephant is infertile.
    • The sperm of the altered mice were less vigorous than normal, and the mice were completely infertile.
    Example sentences
    • Most Haitians live in rural areas as sharecroppers working infertile land.
    • However, many people find it difficult to sustain their families on small plots of infertile land.
    • These were farms so small or with such infertile land as to be unable to support a family at a minimum standard of living.

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