Definition of breeding ground
- hurricane breeding grounds
a breeding ground for seals
The Gulf of Mexico is a breeding ground for hurricanes.
The company's casual atmosphere serves as a breeding ground for innovation.
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: a place where animals go to breed
: a place or situation that helps or allows something to grow, develop, etc.
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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