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interbreed

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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interbreedin‧ter‧breed /ˌɪntəˈbriːd $ -ər-/ verb (past tense and past participle interbred /-ˈbred/) [intransitive + with, transitive] 🔊 🔊 HBAto produce young animals from parents of different breeds or groupscrossbreed, inbreeding
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interbreedDid they trade, make war, interbreed?Fish of different shape are already reluctant to interbreed.There, he said, many animals interbred and created monsters.Although they can be prevailed upon to interbreed in captivity, they never do so in the wild.Of the few species that do have the opportunity to interbreed, none do so frequently.Theoretically, as we have seen, a species is a form which can not interbreed successfully with any other.Gray moths still could interbreed with black moths, proving that they belonged to the same species.Varieties and eventually species would be formed despite any tendency for interbreeding with the main body of the population in the centre.
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Verb table
interbreed
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyinterbreed
he, she, itinterbreeds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyinterbred
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave interbred
he, she, ithas interbred
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad interbred
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill interbreed
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have interbred
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam interbreeding
he, she, itis interbreeding
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you, we, theyare interbreeding
Past
I, he, she, itwas interbreeding
you, we, theywere interbreeding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been interbreeding
he, she, ithas been interbreeding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been interbreeding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be interbreeding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been interbreeding
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