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fer·til·i·ty

 (fər-tĭl′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. The condition, quality, or degree of being fertile.
2. The birthrate of a population.

fertility

(fɜːˈtɪlɪtɪ)
n
1. (Zoology) the ability to produce offspring, esp abundantly
2. the state or quality of being fertile

fer•til•i•ty

(fərˈtɪl ɪ ti)

n.
1. the state or quality of being fertile.
2. the ability to produce offspring; power of reproduction.
3. the birthrate of a population.
[1375–1425; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fertility - the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
2.fertility - the state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
infertility, sterility - the state of being unable to produce offspring; in a woman it is an inability to conceive; in a man it is an inability to impregnate
3.fertility - the property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth; "he praised the richness of the soil"; "weeds lovely in their rankness"
fruitfulness, fecundity - the quality of something that causes or assists healthy growth

fertility

noun
1. fruitfulness, abundance, richness, fecundity, luxuriance, productiveness He brought large sterile acreages back to fertility.
2. ability to conceive, potency, ability to have children, ability to have babies, ability to have young Pregnancy is the only sure test for fertility.

fertility

noun
Translations
خِصْب، خُصوبه، إخْصاب
plodnostúrodnost
frodighedfrugtbarhed
frjósemi
plodnosťúrodnosť

fertility

[fəˈtɪlɪtɪ]
A. N [of land, woman, animal] → fertilidad f
B. CPD fertility drug Nmedicamento m para el tratamiento de la infertilidad
fertility rite Nrito m de fertilidad
fertility treatment Ntratamiento m contra la esterilidad

fertility

[fɜːrˈtɪlɪti] n
[soil] → fertilité f
[woman, animal] → fécondité f fertility symbolfertility clinic ncentre m de procréation médicalement assistéefertility drug nmédicament m contre la stérilitéfertility symbol nsymbole m de féconditéfertility treatment ntraitement m de l'infertilité f

fertility

n (lit, fig)Fruchtbarkeit f; (of soil, seed also)Ergiebigkeit f; (fig, of mind, brain) → Produktivität f

fertility

:
fertility cult
nFruchtbarkeitskult m
fertility drug
nFruchtbarkeitspille f
fertility symbol
nFruchtbarkeitssymbol nt

fertility

[fəˈtɪlɪtɪ] n (see adj) → fertilità, fecondità

fertile

(ˈfəːtail) adjective
1. producing a lot. fertile fields; a fertile mind/imagination.
2. able to produce fruit, children, young animals etc. fertile seed.
ferˈtility (-ˈti-) noun
the state or condition of being fertile.
fertilize, fertilise (-ti-) verb
to make fertile. He fertilized his fields with manure; An egg must be fertilized before it can develop.
ˌfertiliˈzation, ˌfertiliˈsation noun
ˈfertilizer, ˈfertiliser (-ti-) noun
a substance (manure, chemicals etc) used to make land (more) fertile.

fer·til·i·ty

n. fertilidad, fecundidad.
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