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"incubator" in British English

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incubatornoun [C]

uk   /ˈɪŋ.kjʊ.beɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
a ​container that has ​controlledair and ​temperatureconditions in which a ​weak or prematurebaby (= one which was ​born too early) can be ​keptalive a ​device for ​keepingbirds' ​eggs at the ​correcttemperature to ​allowyoungbirds to ​develop until they ​break out of the ​shell
(Definition of incubator from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"incubator" in Business English

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incubatornoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɪŋkjʊbeɪtər/
an ​organization that helps ​people to ​start new ​companies, especially ones involved with ​advancedtechnology: The university has a business incubator to foster ​technology start-ups. an incubator ​unit
(Definition of incubator from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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