how to pronounce seminal

/ˈsɛmənəl/

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seminal is pronounced in three syllables

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sɛmənəl

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An example use of seminal in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… really been a seminal ins uh event …”

meanings of seminal

adjective:

  1. Creative or having the power to originate.
  2. Highly influential, especially in some original way, and providing a basis for future development or research.
  3. Of or relating to seed or semen.

noun:

  1. A seed.

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