Definition of 'fertile'
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It grows well in most soils but thrives in a fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. The Sun (2016) Ground was not fertile. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their predecessors had toiled for centuries to turn remote and unpromising lands into fertile fields and vineyards. Earthly Powers: Religion and Politics in Europe from the Enlightenment to the Great War (2005)What is it about ministry that can be fertile soil for this kind of sin? Christianity Today (2000)His fertile mind could not help bubbling over into other subjects. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Your fertile imagination gives you the stimulation you need. The Sun (2015)This provides fertile grounds for further works. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The country is blessed with huge amounts of fertile land and rich mineral deposits. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Just make sure you have a sunny spot with fertile soil. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He had a fertile mind and was so creative. The Sun (2016)They look at it as a fertile ground for imagination and storytelling. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This has long been fertile footballing ground. Times, Sunday Times (2013)American immigrants were drawn by the offer of fertile and inexpensive land. America Past and Present (1995)Find out whether the soil is fertile and whether the land is wooded. Corporate Cloak and Dagger (1994)But fertile minds in government must surely be trying to find the right job for him. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps this was a vital ingredient in the chemistry that produced such a fertile imagination. Times, Sunday Times (2009)All of what we are began in that fertile land between the two great rivers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Owners will be offered incentives to convert their space into a fertile environment and be provided with necessities such as tools and compost. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Conservatives had fertile ground in which to recover. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)Where is the fertile soil from yesterday to plant tomorrow's ideas? Times, Sunday Times (2009)As we saw in the last chapter, this is fertile ground for a modelling project. Training with N.L.P. (1994)The rich and well-drained soil there provides particularly fertile land. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They prefer full sun and moist, fertile soil. The Sun (2009)He had taken the well-intentioned sop of a management role with the sheikh but his fertile brain was rebelling. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'fertile'
British English: fertile /ˈfɜːtaɪl/ ADJECTIVE
Land or soil that is fertile is able to support a large number of strong healthy plants.
- American English: fertile
- Arabic: خَصِب
- Brazilian Portuguese: fértil
- Chinese: 肥沃的
- Croatian: plodan
- Czech: úrodný
- Danish: frugtbar
- Dutch: vruchtbaar
- European Spanish: fértil
- Finnish: hedelmällinen
- French: fertile
- German: fruchtbar
- Greek: γόνιμος
- Italian: fertile
- Japanese: 繁殖力のある
- Korean: 비옥한
- Norwegian: fruktbar
- Polish: urodzajny
- European Portuguese: fértil
- Romanian: fertil
- Russian: плодородный
- Spanish: fértil
- Swedish: fertil
- Thai: ซึ่งมีดินอุดมสมบูรณ์
- Turkish: verimli
- Ukrainian: родючий
- Vietnamese: màu mỡ
Definition of fertile from the Collins English Dictionary
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