Breeding-ground meaning

The definition of a breeding ground is a location, area, or conditions under which something is likely to develop or multiply.

An example of a breeding ground is a dirty, filthy room with food left out so that bacteria was very likely to grow on it.

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A place where animals breed.
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A place or set of circumstances that encourages the development of certain ideas or conditions.

A laboratory that is a breeding ground for new inventions.

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A place where many animals of a specified kind breed.

Swamps are breeding grounds for mosquitoes.

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A place, condition, etc. that fosters some activity, idea, etc.
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Alternative form of breeding-ground.
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A place or region where animals go to breed.
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(figuratively) A place or institution seen as creating large numbers of a stated thing, type of person, etc.
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