breeding ground

noun

Definition of breeding ground

1 :the place to which animals go to breed
2 :a place or set of circumstances suitable for or favorable to growth and development
  • hurricane breeding grounds

Examples of breeding ground in a Sentence

  1. a breeding ground for seals

  2. The Gulf of Mexico is a breeding ground for hurricanes.

  3. The company's casual atmosphere serves as a breeding ground for innovation.

First Known Use of breeding ground

1630

breeding ground Synonyms


BREEDING GROUND Defined for English Language Learners

breeding ground

noun

Definition of breeding ground for English Language Learners

  • : a place where animals go to breed

  • : a place or situation that helps or allows something to grow, develop, etc.



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