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  1. hothouse

    • IPA[ˈhɒthaʊs]

    英式

    • n.
      a heated greenhouse in which plants that need protection from cold weather are grown;an environment that encourages rapid growth or development, especially in a stifling or intense way
    • v.
      educate or teach (a child) to a high level at an earlier age than is usual
    • verb: hothouse, 3rd person present: hothouses, gerund or present participle: hothousing, past tense: hothoused, past participle: hothoused

    • noun: hothouse, plural noun: hothouses

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    名詞

    • 1. a heated greenhouse in which plants that need protection from cold weather are grown hothouse plants
    • an environment that encourages rapid growth or development, especially in a stifling or intense way the hothouse atmosphere of the college

    動詞

    • 1. educate or teach (a child) to a high level at an earlier age than is usual a school that had a reputation for hothousing its girls
    • n.
      a plant grown in a hothouse: a hybrid first grown as a hothouse plant in England

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈhätˌhous]

    美式

    • n.
      a heated building, typically made largely of glass, for rearing plants out of season or in a ... hothouse plants
    • v.
      educate (a child) to a high level at an earlier age than is usual: a school that had a reputation for hothousing its girls

    Oxford American Dictionary

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