Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
breeding /'bri:diɳ/
  • danh từ
    • sự sinh sản
      • spring is the season of breeding for birds: mùa xuân là mùa sinh sản của chim
    • sự gây giống, sự chăn nuôi
    • sự giáo dục, phép lịch sự
      • a man of fine breeding: một người lịch sự
Concise Dictionary
+elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
+the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
+helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
+the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization
+the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
+producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring
+a special lineage
+a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
+half-caste offspring of parents of different races (especially of white and American Indian parents)
+a lineage or race of people
+call forth
+copulate with a female, used especially of horses
+cause to procreate (animals)
+have young (animals)

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 rearing, bringing-up, raising, cultivation, development, propagation:
The breeding of sheepdogs has been Tom's hobby for years.
2 (good) upbringing, (good) manners, civility, politeness, politesse, gentility, (good) behaviour:
You can tell from the way she treats people that she has breeding.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun [U]
1 the keeping of animals in order to breed from them: the breeding of horses + a breeding programme
2 the producing of young animals, plants, etc: the breeding season
3 the family or social background that is thought to result in good manners: a sign of good breeding
Collocation Dictionary

1 activity of producing plants/animals


animal, fish, plant | selective
Certain characteristics can be developed through selective breeding.
| captive
a campaign to save the condor by captive breeding


season | stock | programme

2 good manners/behaviour


Her good breeding shows in her exquisite manners.


The young man clearly has breeding.

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