Species

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Definition

an (endangered) species: an (endangered) kind of animal, breed or type of creature
noun
Koalas are becoming an endangered species. At this rate, there will soon be none left.

Pronunciation examples
UK: The female of the species can be recognised by her bright feathers.
US: Soon, even dogs will be an endangered species.

Examples

  • "Although most people do in fact accept dinosaurs as a real, though extinct species, there are some religious fundamentalists out there who refuse to acknowledge the existence of these fantastic lizards."

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