Definition of 'breeding'
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Which, as we know, is always a good breeding ground for the more sophisticated sorts of crime! THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)The birds wander in search of areas where rain has fallen and are triggered into breeding condition when such an area is located. SPIX'S MACAW: THE RACE TO SAVE THE WORLD'S RAREST BIRD (2002)With the larger and more intelligent parrots in particular, one of the main issues in captive breeding is compatibility. SPIX'S MACAW: THE RACE TO SAVE THE WORLD'S RAREST BIRD (2002)
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British English: breeding NOUN
If someone says that a person has breeding, they mean that they think the person is from a good social background and has good manners.
It's a sign of good breeding to know the names of all your staff.
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