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English definition of “breeding”

breeding

noun [U]     /ˈbriːdɪŋ/
NATURE the process in which animals produce young animals : the breeding season Breeds and breeding
CONTROL the activity of keeping animals in order to produce young animals : horse breedingBreeds and breeding
(Definition of breeding noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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