hotbed of (something)

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hotbed of (something)

A place or environment full of something or where something is apt to proliferate, often something unpleasant. It seems our old town has become a hotbed of crime in the years since we've lived there.
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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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