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English verb: cross-fertilize

1. cross-fertilize (body) undergo cross-fertilization; become fertile


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change state, turn

2. cross-fertilize (body) cause to undergo cross-fertilization

SamplesMendel cross-fertilized different kinds of beans.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)fecundate, fertilise, fertilize, inseminate

Causecross-fertilise, cross-fertilize

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