Definition of “procreate” - English Dictionary

“procreate” in British English

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procreateverb [ I ]

uk /ˈprəʊ.kri.eɪt/ us /ˈproʊ.kri.eɪt/ formal
procreation
noun [ U ] uk /ˌprəʊ.kriˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌproʊ.kriˈeɪ.ʃən/

Some people believe that sex should only be for the purpose of procreation.
procreative
adjective uk /ˌprəʊ.kriˈeɪ.tɪv/ us /ˌproʊ.kriˈeɪ.t̬ɪv/

Sex of course has a procreative function.

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

“procreate” in American English

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procreateverb [ I ]

us /ˈproʊ·kriˌeɪt/
procreation
noun [ U ] us /ˌproʊ·kriˈeɪ·ʃən/

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

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