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procreation

[ proh-kree-ey-shuhn ]
/ ˌproʊ kriˈeɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act or process of begetting offspring: The techniques of medically assisted procreation are constantly progressing.Procreation perpetuates the species—hippos give birth to hippos, not humans.

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OTHER WORDS FROM procreation

non·pro·cre·a·tion, noun
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