Meaning of “thoroughbred” in the English Dictionary

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"thoroughbred" in British English

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thoroughbredadjective, noun [ C ]

uk /ˈθʌr.ə.bred/ us /ˈθɝː.ə.bred/ /ˈθɝː.oʊ.bred/

(a horse) with parents that are of the same breed and have good qualities:

a thoroughbred racehorse

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

"thoroughbred" in American English

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thoroughbrednoun [ C ]

us /ˈθɜr·əˌbred, ˈθʌr-/

a horse with good qualities typical of a particular breed and with parents that are officially recognized as being the same breed

(Definition of “thoroughbred” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)