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English definition of “reproduction”


noun [U] (PRODUCING YOUNG)    /ˌriː.prəˈdʌk.ʃən/
C2 the process of having babies , producing young , or producing new plants : human / sexual reproduction We are researching reproduction in elephants /the reproduction of elephants .Animal reproduction
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