[ in-breed, in-breed ]
/ ˈɪnˌbrid, ɪnˈbrid /
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verb (used with object), in·bred, in·breed·ing.
to breed (individuals of a closely related group) repeatedly.
to breed within; engender.
verb (used without object), in·bred, in·breed·ing.
to engage in or undergo inbreeding.
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How to use inbreed in a sentence
On our side, we have a more recently mixed race than yours; you've begun to inbreed.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume II|Burton J. Hendrick
British Dictionary definitions for inbreed
/ (ˈɪnˈbriːd) /
verb -breeds, -breeding or -bred
to breed from unions between closely related individuals, esp over several generations
(tr) to develop within; engender
Derived forms of inbreedinbreeding, noun, adjective
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