Definition of seedbed noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsiːdbed//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsiːdbed//
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  1. 1an area of soil which has been specially prepared for planting seeds in See related entries: Gardening
  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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