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seminal

adjective uk   /ˈsem.ɪ.nəl/ us  

seminal adjective (IMPORTANT)

formal containing important new ideas and having a great influence on later work: She wrote a seminal article on the subject while she was still a student. He played a seminal role in the formation of the association.

seminal adjective (LIQUID)

[before noun] specialized biology connected with semen : seminal fluid
Translations of “seminal”
in Spanish Transcendental, Seminal…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重要的, 具有開拓性的, 有深遠影響的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重要的, 具有开拓性的, 有深远影响的…
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