Share this entry

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

Translation of breed in Italian:

noun

transitive verb pass., p.pass. bred

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

intransitive verb pass., p.pass. bred

  • (animals, people)
    riprodursi
    (microorganisms)
    riprodursi, moltiplicarsi

Idioms

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:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: