Translation of breeding in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈbriːdɪŋ/


  • 1.1 (reproduction) reproducción (f) (before n) breeding season época (f) de cría
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    • In both cases the result is assortative mating or breeding among mates that possess similar genes.
    • They possess fully-functional reproductive systems, showing that they are capable of normal breeding.
    • The lives of innumerable other animals that rely on oak woodlands during migration or breeding could be disrupted.
    1.2 (raising — of animals) cría (f); (— of plants) cultivo (m); (before n) [cow/pig] reproductor 1.3 (upbringing) a man/woman of breeding un hombre/una mujer con clase or de buena cuna politeness is a sign of good breeding la cortesía es señal de buena educación or de buena crianza

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.