well bred Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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well bredadjective

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well bred adjective (PERSON)

old-fashioned coming from a ​family that has a high ​socialposition: [before noun] a well-bred ​youngEnglish woman mainly UK speaking or ​behaving in a way that is ​generallyconsideredcorrect and ​polite

well bred adjective (ANIMAL)

(of ​horses, ​dogs, etc.) ​bred from ​parents who are both ​considered to be good ​qualityanimals
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