Definition of seed money in English:

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seed money

Pronunciation: /ˈsēd ˌmənē/


Money allocated to initiate a project.
Example sentences
  • Initially, IPRT provided seed money to fund the center's pilot-phase projects.
  • Making this point, Lugari managed to get seed money for the project from the Japanese Government.
  • ‘USAID provides seed money to projects with the expectation that they will be self-sustaining,’ Pugh says.

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Syllabification: seed mon·ey

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