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  • noun chiefly UK alternative spelling of fertilization

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  • noun creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant
  • noun making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure

Etymologies

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fertilise +‎ -ation

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