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"seeded" in British English

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seededadjective

uk   us   /ˈsiː.dɪd/
  • seeded adjective (PLANT)

with the ​seedsremoved: Garnish with ​peeled, seeded, and ​dicedtomatoes. containingseeds
  • seeded adjective (SPORT)

especially of a ​tennisplayer, given a ​place on the ​list of those ​expected to ​wingames in a ​particularcompetition because of the way they have ​played in the past: seeded ​players

-seededsuffix

uk   us   /-siː.dɪd/
  • -seeded suffix (PLANT)

with the ​type of ​seedmentioned: The ​walnut is a hard-seeded ​fruit.
  • -seeded suffix (SPORT)

being ​seeded in the ​positionmentioned: The fifth-seeded Browne ​crushed the ​defendingchampion.
(Definition of seeded from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"seeded" in American English

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seededadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈsi·dɪd/
ranked as one of the ​betterplayers or ​teams, in ​order to ​arrange that these do not ​compete early in a ​competition: Michigan ​State University, seeded first in the Southeast, also ​plays today.
(also seedless,  /ˈsid·ləs/ ) with the ​seedsremoved: seeded ​grapes
(Definition of seeded from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “seeded”
in Chinese (Simplified) 植物, 去籽的, 有籽的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物, 去籽的, 有籽的…
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