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PROLIFIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prolific mean? 

PROLIFIC (adjective)
  The adjective PROLIFIC has 2 senses:

1. intellectually productive
2. bearing in abundance especially offspring

  Familiarity information: PROLIFIC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROLIFIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Intellectually productive

Synonyms:

prolific; fecund; fertile

Context examples:

a prolific writer / a fecund imagination

Similar:

productive (producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly))


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Meaning:

Bearing in abundance especially offspring

Synonyms:

prolific; fertile

Context examples:

flying foxes are extremely prolific / a prolific pear tree

Similar:

fruitful (productive or conducive to producing in abundance)


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