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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)

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seed moneynoun [U]

uk   us   US
MONEY money invested to start a business activity: seed money for sth/to do sth The company has given him $25,000 as seed money 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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