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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
hotbed /'hɔtbed/
  • danh từ
    • luống đất bón phân tươi
    • (nghĩa bóng) ổ, lò
      • a hotbed of vice: ổ thói hư tật xấu
      • a hotbed of disease: ổ bệnh tật
      • a hotbed of war: lò lửa chiến tranh
Concise Dictionary
+a situation that is ideal for rapid development (especially of something bad)
+a bed of earth covered with glass and heated by rotting manure to promote the growth of plants

Thesaurus Dictionary
breeding ground, fertile source:
Slums are a hotbed of crime.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[usually sing.] ~ of sth a place where a lot of a particular activity, especially sth bad or violent, is happening: The area was a hotbed of crime.

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