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seedbed

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1 a place or environment that favors the development of something
  • a social and political environment that would later become a seedbed of the abolition movement

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2 the source from which something grows or develops
  • that think tank has served as a seedbed for American conservatism since the Cold War era

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3 a point or place at which something is invented or provided
  • the historic role of the Middle East as a seedbed for new religions

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The first known use of seedbed was in 1618

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“Seedbed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/seedbed. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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