Significado de “breed” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "breed" - Diccionario Inglés

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breedverb

uk /briːd/ us /briːd/ bred, bred

breednoun [ C ]

uk /briːd/ us /briːd/

B2 a particular type of animal or plant:

a breed of dog/cat/horse/sheep/cattle
What's your favourite breed of dog/dog breed?

informal a type of person:

Arletty was that rare breed of actress - beautiful, sexy and funny.
A new breed of film-maker has taken over Hollywood.
Authentic blues singers are a dying breed (= becoming rare) these days.

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

Significado de "breed" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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breednoun [ C ]

us /brid/

a particular type of animal or plant:

the different breeds of dogs

A breed is also a type of person or thing:

Authentic blues singers are a dying breed (= there are not many of them left).

breedverb [ I/T ]

us /brid/ past tense and past participle bred /bred/

to keep animals or plants for the purpose of producing young animals or plants, often for chosen qualities:

[ T ] He bred hogs and cows and sold the meat and dairy products.

When animals breed, they reproduce.

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