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"hot spot" in American English

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hot spotnoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɑt ˌspɑt/
  • 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
(Definition of hot spot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"hot spot" in Business English

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hot spotnoun [C]

(also hotspot) uk   us   INTERNET
a ​publicplace where ​people can use ​computers, ​mobilephones, etc. with wi-fi (= a ​system for ​connectingelectronicequipment to the ​internet without using ​wires): There are wi-fi hotspots in all our cafés.
(Definition of hot spot from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hot spot”
in Chinese (Simplified) 战斗, 多事之地, 热点地区…
in Chinese (Traditional) 戰鬥, 多事之地, 熱門地區…
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