There are 2 translations of breed in Spanish:

breed1

Pronunciation: /briːd/

n

  • (of animals) raza (f); (of plants) variedad (f) 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 aparte
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    • 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.

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There are 2 translations of breed in Spanish:

breed2

vt (past & past p 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
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    • Cows were bred to Brangus bulls during the 60-d breeding season, with 1 bull per 18 cows.
    • Hereford sires were bred to Angus and MARC III cows.
    • Mules, animals that result from breeding a male donkey with a female horse, are usually sterile.
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    • Most leeks can be harvested for use as baby leeks, but some varieties are bred for culinary appeal as baby leeks.
    • Hybrid seeds, on the other hand, are bred for qualities such as longevity or disease resistance.
    • Many seed catalogs feature varieties that are bred for small size plots - and organic too!
    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 [familiar/colloquial] 1.3 [disease/despair/violence] engendrar, generar success breeds success el éxito llama al éxito
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    • Naturally, I concluded that athletic success bred confidence that carries through into professional life.
    • Or could it be that beauty breeds fame and success?
    • Usually, success breeds envy and resentment, but we've stayed good friends.

vi (past & past p bred)

  • 1.1 (reproduce) reproducirse* 1.2 [despair/violence] surgir*, generarse
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    • There are, he says, at least 200 different species of bacteria breeding feverishly behind your lips.
    • Some Australian bird species or parrot species will breed quite happily here in captivity.
    • And they also believe that the creatures are breeding in our countryside.

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Today is a public holiday in Peru (Día de la Independencia)