hothouse Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “hothouse” in the English Dictionary

"hothouse" in British English

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uk   /ˈhɒt.haʊs/  us   /ˈhɑːt-/

hothouse noun (FOR PLANTS)

[C] a ​heatedglassbuilding in which ​plants are ​grown: hothouse ​tomatoes

hothouse noun (EDUCATION)

[C usually singular] often disapproving a ​place or ​environment in which ​people, ​especiallychildren, are ​taught to ​developskills and ​knowledge more ​quickly than ​usual: He was ​attracted by the hothouse atmosphere of Britain's ​topschools.

hothouse noun (BUSY PLACE)

[C] a ​place where there is a lot of a ​particularactivity: a ​literary/​political hothouse
(Definition of hothouse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hothouse”
in Chinese (Simplified) 植物, 温室,暖房…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物, 溫室,暖房…
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