breed

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
breed

Plural
breeds

  1. (countable) A breed can be a type of animal or plant; a species or race.
    This breed of dog likes to bark more than most.

Verb[change]

Plain form
breed

Third-person singular
breeds

Past tense
bred

Past participle
bred

Present participle
breeding

  1. To breed is to mate and produce offspring (children).
    If a donkey breeds with a horse, then the offspring will be a mix between the two: a mule.
  2. When something breeds, it is created or resulted in.
    Icy roads breed car crashes.

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