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speciesnoun [C]

uk   /ˈspiː.ʃiːz/  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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speciesnoun [C]

 us   /ˈspi·ʃiz, -siz/ (plural species)
biology a set of animals or plants, members of which have similar characteristics to each other and which can breed with each other
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Translations of “species”
in Korean 종…
in Arabic أجْناس…
in Malaysian spesies, jenisnya…
in French espèce…
in Russian род, вид, порода…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動植物的)種,物種…
in Italian specie…
in Turkish tür, cins…
in Polish gatunek…
in Spanish especie…
in Vietnamese loài, loại, kiểu…
in Portuguese espécie…
in Thai สายพันธุ์, ชนิด…
in German die Art…
in Catalan espècie…
in Japanese (生物の)種(しゅ)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动植物的)种,物种…
in Indonesian spesies, jenis…
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