Meaning of “inbreeding” in the English Dictionary

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"inbreeding" in British English

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inbreedingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌɪnˈbriː.dɪŋ/ us /ˈɪn.briː.dɪŋ/

a situation in which plants, animals, or people are produced by breeding between closely related plants, animals, or people:

the dangers/effects of inbreeding

(Definition of “inbreeding” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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