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English definition of “breeding ground”

breeding ground

noun [C]    
DEVELOP a place where something develops quickly , especially something bad : This estate is a breeding ground for crime .Causing things to happen
ANIMAL a place where animals breed Breeds and breeding
(Definition of breeding ground noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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