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English definition of “hothouse”

hothouse

noun [C] (BUSY PLACE)    /ˈhɒt.haʊs/ US  /ˈhɑːt-/
a place where there is a lot of a particular activity: a literary/political hothouseBusy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
(Definition of hothouse noun (BUSY PLACE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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