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"seed money" in British English

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seed moneynoun [U]

uk   us   (also seed capital) US
money used to ​start a ​business or ​activity
(Definition of seed money from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"seed money" in American English

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seed moneynoun [U]

 us   /ˈsid ˌmʌn·i/
money that is used to ​start a ​business or ​activity
(Definition of seed money from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"seed money" in Business English

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seed moneynoun [U]

uk   us   US
MONEY moneyinvested to ​start a ​businessactivity: seed money for sth/to do sth The ​company has given him $25,000 as ​seedmoney for further ​research.
(Definition of seed money from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “seed money”
in Chinese (Simplified) 本金, 本钱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 本金, 本錢, 創業基金…
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