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noun [C] uk   us   /ˈspiː.ʃiːz/ (plural species)
B2 a set of animals or plants in which the members have similar characteristics to each other and can breed with each other: Mountain gorillas are an endangered species. Over a hundred species of insect are found in this area.figurative humorous Women film directors in Hollywood are a rare species.
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in Arabic أجْناس…
in Korean 종…
in Malaysian spesies, jenisnya…
in French espèce…
in Turkish tür, cins…
in Italian specie…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動植物的)種,物種…
in Russian род, вид, порода…
in Polish gatunek…
in Vietnamese loài, loại, kiểu…
in Spanish especie…
in Portuguese espécie…
in Thai สายพันธุ์, ชนิด…
in German die Art…
in Catalan espècie…
in Japanese (生物の)種(しゅ)…
in Indonesian spesies, jenis…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动植物的)种,物种…
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