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seed cornnoun [U or S]

(also seedcorn, seed-corn) uk   us  
something or someone that is important as the starting point for future development: seed corn for/of sth These small operations are the seed corn of what STP hopes will become large enterprises. a seedcorn business/company
UK →  seed noun
(Definition of seed corn from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “seed corn”
in Chinese (Simplified) 粮种, 希望之种, 前景光明之物…
in Chinese (Traditional) 穀種, 希望種子, 前景光明之物…
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