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1The animal in a show judged to be the best representative of its breed.
- ‘He is hotly tipped to be named as best in breed in the north of England by the end of the summer season next month.’
- ‘Meanwhile, Joe's career as a dog trainer had really taken off when our dog Max won best of breed at the Westminster Dog Show in New York.’
- ‘Tender loving care has saved the show career of Luna who won ' best of breed ' for the third year running at Crufts.’
- ‘The Neapolitan Mastiff that won best of breed at Crufts in 1994 was later discovered to have had plastic surgery.’
- ‘Just two years later she surprised everyone by winning one of the top honours in the show best of breed.’
- ‘That rabbit won best of breed that day.’
- ‘"He is only a puppy so I hope he can win best of breed in the next few years."’
- ‘Arthur took best of breed today.’
- ‘The documentary claimed dogs suffering from genetic illness were not prevented from competing in dog shows and had gone on to win best in breed despite their poor health.’
- ‘Dog breeders Gary and Gill Gray were celebrating after their German Shepherd Lottie won best of breed.’
- 1.1 Any item or product considered to be the best of its kind:‘their technology is still considered best of breed and demand for their products is still growing’
- ‘However, which one of those players will claim the accolade of best of breed still hangs in the balance.’
- ‘Baltimore's technology has usually been touted as "best of breed" but rather expensive.’
- ‘Avdl may make it easier to manage and deploy best in breed products.’
- ‘This approach is often called best of breed.’
- ‘And now here we are, the best in breed, trying to stay sexy and not looking at what is most meaningful and logical.’
- ‘He is untouchable, Scotland's supreme champion, best of breed.’
- ‘It's third-quarter 5.89 % total return also ranks it among the best of breed.’
- ‘As the best of breed tools are often open source, it is easy and cheap to experiment with pilot projects.’
- ‘It will also have to persuade firms of the merits of best of breed rather than all-in-one solutions.’
- ‘Pitman believes the alternative for small banks is to take a best of breed approach, as the major banking players turn their attention to furthering their brand identities.’
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