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English definition of “fodder”

fodder

noun [U] (USEFUL PEOPLE/THINGS)    /ˈfɒd.ər/ US  /ˈfɑː.dɚ/
people or things that are useful for the stated purpose: Politicians are always good fodder for comedians (= they make jokes about them). → See cannon fodderUseful or advantageous
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