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Dictionary definition for: Breeding

1. (n) elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression

2. (s) producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring; "the breeding population" "retained a few bulls for breeding purposes"

3. (n) the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior) "a woman of breeding and refinement"

4. (n) raising someone to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"

5. (n) the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization

6. (n) the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring

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