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Noun
A stock of animals or plants within a species having a distinctive appearance and typically having been developed by deliberate selection
“Each steer within a breed group was randomly assigned a number between one and four.”
Noun
A sort or kind of person or thing
“Meanwhile a new breed of artists was advancing another brand of banality, with divisive effects on the art world.”
Verb
Generate, bring into being
“What are the general factors that breed terrorism?”
Verb
To bring to maturity through care and education
“She's from the West Coast, and they breed strong women down there.”
Verb
To bring forth offspring
“Flies can breed in infected faeces and contaminate food.”
Verb
To set permanently in the consciousness or mind-set
“… parents who breed in their children a deep respect for people of all classes.”
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