1. (also fig) 
a. fértil 
fertile [ˈfɜːtaɪl]
1 (Agr) [+land, valley, soil] fértil
2 (Bio) [+woman, animal, phase] fértil; [+egg] fértil; fecundo
boys secrete live spermatozoa and girls ovulate fertile eggs Donor insemination is carried out during the fertile phase of the cycle a normally fertile couple can expect a pregnancy within one year
3 (productive) fértil; (creative) [+imagination, mind] fecundo; fértil
this was her most fertile period of writing como escritora, esta fue su época más fértil; this situation provides a fertile breeding ground for racists esta situación es un caldo de cultivo para el racismo
he has quite a fertile imagination the astonishing array of devices invented by the fertile minds of crooked gamblers his body and his social behavior could never keep up with his incredibly fertile mind The daily reports of a German crisis were usually the product of Charteris's fertile imagination I have quite a fertile imagination and I know what hurts him and where his soft underbelly is # and that's his material possessions we have no evidence whatever that any of them existed outside the fertile imaginations of the monks who invented them
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