HyperDic: cross-fertilisation

English > 2 senses of the word cross-fertilisation:
NOUNeventcross-fertilisation, cross-fertilizationfertilization by the union of male and female gametes from different individual of the same species
actcross-fertilisation, cross-fertilizationinterchange between different cultures or different ways of thinking that is mutually productive and beneficial
English > cross-fertilisation: 2 senses > noun 1, event
Meaningfertilization by the union of male and female gametes from different individual of the same species.
Synonymcross-fertilization
Narrowerallogamycross-fertilization in plants
Broaderfertilization, fertilisation, fecundation, impregnationcreation by the physical union of male and female gametes
Oppositeself-fertilization, self-fertilisationfertilization by the union of male and female gametes from the same individual
Spanishfertilización cruzada
Catalanfertilització creuada
Verbscross-fertilisecause to undergo cross-fertilization
cross-fertiliseundergo cross-fertilization
English > cross-fertilisation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningInterchange between different cultures or different ways of thinking that is mutually productive and beneficial.
Synonymcross-fertilization
Broaderinterchange, reciprocation, give-and-takemutual interaction
Spanishfertilización cruzada
Catalanfertilització creuada

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