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Detailed Translations for sterile from English to French


sterile adj

  1. sterile (infertile; barren)

Translation Matrix for sterile:

AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- aseptic; infertile; unfertile; unimaginative; uninspired; uninventive
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- barren
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aride barren; infertile; sterile arid; bare; barren; dry; faded; inhospitable; lacking rain; parced; parched; poor; scorched; unfruitful; wilted; withered
frugal barren; infertile; sterile austere; barren; frugal; parched; poor; scanty; sober; unfruitful
infertile barren; infertile; sterile barren; dry; parced; poor; scorched; unfruitful; withered
rêche barren; infertile; sterile abominable; barbaric; barren; brutal; bumpy; cruel; feral; gruesome; heinous; inhuman; inhumane; poor; rough; unbroken; uneven; unfruitful; untamed; wild
stérile barren; infertile; sterile barren; dry; germfree; parced; poor; scorched; unfruitful; withered

Synonyms for "sterile":

Antonyms for "sterile":

  • fertile

Related Definitions for "sterile":

  1. deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention1
    • a sterile ideology lacking in originality1
  2. incapable of reproducing1
  3. free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms1
    • a sterile operating area1

Wiktionary Translations for sterile:

  1. unable to reproduce
  1. Incapable de se reprodure (1)
  2. qui ne produit rien de lui-même, qui manque d’invention

Cross Translation:
sterile stérile sterilMedizin: ohne Krankheitskeime
sterile stérile sterilMedizin, Biologie; nur als Adjektiv: unfähig, fortpflanzen
sterile stérile sterilübertragen: geistig unfruchtbar; von der Wirkung her kalt und abweisend