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English definition of “inbred”

inbred

adjective uk   /ˌɪnˈbred/ us    /ˈɪn.bred/

inbred adjective (ESTABLISHED)

an inbred quality or characteristic is firmly established in a person: an inbred sense of right and wrong inbred racismInnate and congenitalGenetics

inbred adjective (RELATED)

produced by breeding between closely related plants, animals, or people: an inbred population/family/strainBreeds and breeding
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