Translation of breed in Spanish:
- (of animals) raza (feminine); (of plants) variedad (feminine) a new breed of athletes/managers una nueva generación de atletas/directivos, un nuevo tipo de atleta/directivo a new breed of warships un nuevo género de barcos de guerra a dying breed una especie en vías de extinción a breed apart un mundo aparteExample sentences
- This text would be very applicable for an introductory course in animal breeds, selection, evaluation and judging.
- I would point out that we have special breeds of animals that we bred for hundreds of years.
- In the section for cattle, about 600 stud animals of 15 different breeds and 16 slaughter steers have been entered.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo (past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado bred)
- 1.1 [animals] criar* this stable has bred many champions de esta cuadra han salido muchos campeones they are breeding a new type of wheat están desarrollando el cultivo de un nuevo tipo de trigo 1.2 (raise, educate) the country breeds good athletes el país produce buenos atletas I'm a Londoner born and bred nací y me crié en Londres we breed them tough in these parts los hacemos machotes por aquí [colloquial/familiar] 1.3 [disease/despair/violence] engendrar, generar success breeds success el éxito llama al éxito
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado bred)
- 1.1 (reproduce) reproducirse* 1.2 [despair/violence] surgir*, generarse
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