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English definition of “breed”

breed

noun [C]
 
 
/briːd/
ANIMAL B2 a type of dog, sheep, pig, etc: a rare breed of cattleBreeds and breeding
PERSON/THING a type of person or thing: a new breed of bankCategories and varietiesSpecies and genders
(Definition of breed noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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