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hotbed of something

Fig. a nest of something; a gathering place of something. This office is a hotbed of lazy people. My class is a hotbed of nerds.
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hotbed of something

n. a nest of something; a gathering place of something. This office is a hotbed of lazy people.
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According to the RSS, Uttarakhand turned into the hotbed of conversion after it was carved out as a separate state from Uttar Pradesh.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioSpace, the world's leading online community for the bioscience industry, released today its newest online hotbed communities for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical devices industries in Asia.
One of the takfiris was involved in Soliman events in 2006 and was granted general amnesty, while another fought in hotbeds of tension.
They have also destroyed 13 terror hotbeds, four-wheel vehicles and seized seven TNT sacks, electric wires and explosives, he pointed out.
June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpace, the world's leading online community for the bioscience industry, launched today its new online hotbed communities for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical devices industries in Europe.
Harrison has been one of the true hotbeds of soccer in this state for years and will continue to be for years to come, when our new home is ultimately built there.
commonwealth Coalition in celebrating his district as one of the noted technology hotbeds across the state.
TUNIS, (TAP) - A network recruiting Tunisian youth to fight in hotbeds of tension was dismantled in the delegation of Ben Guerdane, Governorate of Medenine.
Bio NC has rapidly become one of BioSpace's most populated Hotbeds," said Brian Vacanti, Division Manager of BioSpace.
In a July story touting the EMERGING E-BIZ HOTBEDS, CRN claimed five companies in Texas, including Satama Interactive, are "up-and-coming tech centers.
We are thrilled to be working with the esteemed Professor Dawes and to welcome Australia to our global community of Hotbeds," says Chris Amato, CEO of BioSpace.
The expedition will run from August 16-24 beginning with a backstage tour of Universal Studios Hollywood and will proceed to Alberta, Canada and Egg Mountain, Montana -- two of the world's foremost dinosaur fossil hotbeds -- and will include a multitude of outdoor activities.
The expedition will start on August 16th at Universal Studios Hollywood and will then proceed to Alberta, Canada and Egg Mountain, Montana -- two of the world's foremost dinosaur fossil hotbeds -- and will include a multitude of outdoor activities, ending on August 24th.