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verb British English pronunciation: seed /siːd/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyseed
he/she/itseeds
present participleseeding
past tenseseeded
past participleseeded

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  1. 1
    [transitive] [usually passive] to give a player or team a number showing how likely they are to win a competition
    be seeded third/tenth/7/15 etc:

    Australian Patrick Rafter is seeded 14.

  2. 2
    [transitive] [often passive] to remove the seeds from a plant or fruit

    Add one red pepper, seeded and chopped.

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