Definition of seedbed noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    seedbed

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    NAmE//ˈsidbɛd//
     
     
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  1. 1an area of soil that has been specially prepared for planting seeds in
  2. 2[usually singular] seedbed (of/for something) a place or situation in which something can develop a seedbed for ideas A secure environment is the seedbed of emotional growth.
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