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English definition of “hot spot”

hot spot

noun [C]  /ˈhɑt ˌspɑt/ us  

hot spot noun [C] (POPULAR PLACE)

a place that is popular, for example, for vacations or entertainment: This summer’s vacation hot spot is Alaska.

hot spot noun [C] (VIOLENT PLACE)

a place where war or other fighting is likely to happen

hot spot noun [C] (CONNECTION)

a building or area where you can connect to the Internet at high speed without wires
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