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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 public place where people can use computers, mobile phones, etc. with wi-fi (= a system for connecting electronic equipment 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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