inbred Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"inbred" in British English

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inbredadjective

uk   /ˌɪnˈbred/  us   /ˈɪn.bred/

inbred adjective (ESTABLISHED)

an inbred ​quality or ​characteristic is ​firmlyestablished in a ​person: an inbred ​sense of ​right and ​wrong inbred ​racism

inbred adjective (RELATED)

produced by ​breeding between ​closelyrelatedplants, ​animals, or ​people: an inbred ​population/​family/​strain
(Definition of inbred from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inbred" in American English

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inbredadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈɪnˌbred/

inbred adjective [not gradable] (BASIC)

having as a ​basicpart of ​yourcharacter: An inbred ​distrust of ​government is ​increasingacross the ​nation.

inbred adjective [not gradable] (RELATED)

biology produced by ​breeding between ​closelyrelatedplants, ​animals, or ​people
(Definition of inbred from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inbred”
in Chinese (Simplified) 确定的, 确定不移的,坚定的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 確定的, 確定不移的,堅定的…
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