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British English: /briːd/
American English: /brid/

Translation of breed in Italian:


transitive verb pass., p.pass. bred

  • 2 [figurative]
    generare (disease, feeling, rumours, unrest)

intransitive verb pass., p.pass. bred

  • (animals, people)
    riprodursi, moltiplicarsi


he was born and bred in Oxford

è nato e cresciuto a Oxford

he's Oxford born and bred

è oxoniense di nascita e di educazione

Phrasal verbs

breed out:

breed out [something], breed [something] out
eliminare per selezione
Definition of breed in:
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