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fertile

Pronunciation: /ˈfɜːrtl; ˈfɜːtaɪl/

Translation of fertile in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (fruitful) [soil/valley] fértil fertile ground for new ideas terreno fértil para nuevas ideas
    Example sentences
    • The mountains prevented large-scale farming and impelled the Greeks to look beyond their borders to new lands where fertile soil was more abundant.
    • Malaria has been eradicated and the Hule has become one of the breadbaskets of Israel, acre upon acre of fertile land abundant with fruit and grain and garden crops.
    • The soil is extremely fertile and produces immense crops when there is enough rainfall, otherwise they are a failure.
    Example sentences
    • Taking refuge in the dharma, taking a passionless approach, means that all of life is regarded as a fertile situation and a learning situation, always.
    • When Chester accepted the invitation to go to the University of Kentucky, it put our family in a fertile situation where we could grow individually and as a family.
    • The ramps will be approximately 150 yards away from this hostel, making it a fertile prospect for drug pushers both on site at the hostel and also the ramp site.
    1.2 (capable of reproducing) [woman/animal/plant] fértil; [seed/egg] fecundado
    Example sentences
    • Some of my favorite duck hens were getting older though, so I had to reconsider artificial incubation for any fertile eggs they laid.
    • The left and right bars of each pair represent infertile and fertile eggs, respectively.
    • All females that laid fertile eggs were given a month's break.
    1.3 (prolific) [animal/plant] fecundo
    Example sentences
    • It's in our biology to seek out young and fertile creatures.
    • Since female mice are fertile for more than a year, their ovaries had to be generating new oocytes, the scientists reasoned.
    • All five mice were fertile and went on to produce their own healthy pups.
    1.4 (inventive) [imagination] fértil, fecundo he has a very fertile imagination [ironic] tiene demasiada imaginación a fertile mind un ingenio fértil
    Example sentences
    • In Lindsay's fertile imagination, such ideas interact in strange and unexpected ways.
    • These characters are all part of Kamen's fertile imagination as he invented all of these roles.
    • It is from this very imagination of some fertile minds that various religious texts, rituals and ideas have sprouted.

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