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Definition of seminal adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    seminal

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈsɛmənl//
     
     
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  1. 1(formal) very important and having a strong influence on later developments a seminal work/article/study His book on social policy proved to be seminal.
  2. 2[usually before noun] (technology) of or containing semen seminal fluid
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