hotbed

US [ˈhɑtˌbed]
UK [ˈhɒtˌbed]
  • n.(坏事、暴力等的)温床
  • Web策源地;热床;热炕
Plural Form:hotbeds  
hotbed
n.
1.
[ususing]
~ of sth
(坏事、暴力等的)温床a place where a lot of a particular activity, especially sth bad or violent, is happening
The area was a hotbed of crime.
这个地区以前是犯罪活动的温床。

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