See also: stérile

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From Middle French stérile, from Latin sterilis ‎(barren, futile). See also Ancient Greek στεῖρα ‎(steîra).

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sterile ‎(comparative more sterile, superlative most sterile)

  1. (not comparable) Unable to reproduce (or procreate).
  2. Unprofitable.
  3. Germless; free from all living or viable microorganisms.
    a sterile kitchen table

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sterile m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural sterili)

  1. sterile, barren, unprolific, infertile
  2. sterile, sterilized (medicine)
  3. vain, pointless
  4. unproductive

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