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Definition of fecund adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fecund

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈfikənd//
     
    , NAmE//ˈfɛkənd//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1able to produce a lot of children, crops, etc. synonym fertile
  2. 2producing new and useful things, especially ideas a fecund imagination
NAmE//fɪˈkʌndət̮i//
 
noun [uncountable] Fecundity declines rapidly after the age of 40. The fecundity of her imagination remained undiminished even at 80.
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