Meaning of “a hive of activity/industry” in the English Dictionary

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"a hive of activity/industry" in British English

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a hive of activity/industry

a place where a lot of people are working very hard:

The whole house was a hive of activity on the day before the wedding.

(Definition of “a hive of activity/industry” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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