breed noun

1 type of animal

ADJ. new | rare | hardy

VERB + BREED keep a farm that keeps rare breeds

PREP. ~ of a new breed of dairy cattle

2 particular type of person

ADJ. new | dying, rare Entertainers of this sort are now a dying breed.

PREP. ~ of a new breed of international criminals

PHRASES a breed apart Health workers are a breed apart in their commitment and dedication to duty.

breed verb

ADV. in captivity | successfully | commercially | selectively fish that have been selectively bred for their appearance

PREP. for dogs that are bred for their fighting ability | from She's a lovely cat. Will you breed from her?

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