Meaning of “seeded” in the English Dictionary

"seeded" in British English

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uk /ˈsiː.dɪd/ us /ˈsiː.dɪd/


uk / -siː.dɪd/ us / -siː.dɪd/

(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/

seeded adjective [ not gradable ] (SPORTS)

ranked as one of the better players 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.

seeded adjective [ not gradable ] (PLANT)

also seedless, /ˈsid·ləs/ with the seeds removed:

seeded grapes

(Definition of “seeded” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)