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English definition of “inbreeding”

inbreeding

noun [U] uk   /ˌɪnˈbriː.dɪŋ/ us    /ˈɪn.briː-/
a situation in which plants, animals, or people are produced by breeding between closely related plants, animals, or people: the dangers/effects of inbreedingBreeds and breeding
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