Translation of breeding in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈbriːdɪŋ/


uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (reproduction) reproducción (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) breeding season época (feminine) 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 noun/delante del nombre) [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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