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1. A place where animals breed.
2. 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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1. a place where animals breed or to which they return to breed.
2. an environment suitable for or fostering the development of something.
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|Noun||1.||breeding ground - a place where animals breed |
pesthole - a breeding ground for epidemic disease
rookery - a breeding ground for gregarious birds (such as rooks)
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