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breeding-ground

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A place suitable or used for breeding: as “ducks seeking their breeding-grounds,”

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A place or region where animals go to breed.
  • noun figuratively A place or institution seen as creating large numbers of a stated thing, type of person, etc.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Over the years, the war itself and later the occupation, were harshly criticized for actually creating a breeding-ground for fundamentalist groups in Iraq.

    Faisal J. Abbas: The Verdict on Iraq

  • The Obama administration's raison d'etre for the Afghan occupation -- the purported dismantling of Al Qaeda and elimination of breeding-ground conditions for transnational militants -- is as self-defeating as it is abstruse, an assessment proven out by this past weekend's terror strike in Portland at the hands of a Somali-born operative who tried to blow up a Christmas tree lighting ceremony and, although mentionable, said attack's FBI inducement is a polemic for another day.

    Michael Hughes: Christmas in Portland: Occupying Afghanistan Does Not Make America Safer

  • The Obama administration's raison d'etre for the Afghan occupation -- the purported dismantling of Al Qaeda and elimination of breeding-ground conditions for transnational militants -- is as self-defeating as it is abstruse, an assessment proven out by this past weekend's terror strike in Portland at the hands of a Somali-born operative who tried to blow up a Christmas tree lighting ceremony and, although mentionable, said attack's FBI inducement is a polemic for another day.

    Michael Hughes: Christmas in Portland: Occupying Afghanistan Does Not Make America Safer

  • The Obama administration's raison d'etre for the Afghan occupation -- the purported dismantling of Al Qaeda and elimination of breeding-ground conditions for transnational militants -- is as self-defeating as it is abstruse, an assessment proven out by this past weekend's terror strike in Portland at the hands of a Somali-born operative who tried to blow up a Christmas tree lighting ceremony and, although mentionable, said attack's FBI inducement is a polemic for another day.

    Michael Hughes: Christmas in Portland: Occupying Afghanistan Does Not Make America Safer

  • The Obama administration's raison d'etre for the Afghan occupation -- the purported dismantling of Al Qaeda and elimination of breeding-ground conditions for transnational militants -- is as self-defeating as it is abstruse, an assessment proven out by this past weekend's terror strike in Portland at the hands of a Somali-born operative who tried to blow up a Christmas tree lighting ceremony and, although mentionable, said attack's FBI inducement is a polemic for another day.

    Michael Hughes: Christmas in Portland: Occupying Afghanistan Does Not Make America Safer

  • The Obama administration's raison d'etre for the Afghan occupation -- the purported dismantling of Al Qaeda and elimination of breeding-ground conditions for transnational militants -- is as self-defeating as it is abstruse, an assessment proven out by this past weekend's terror strike in Portland at the hands of a Somali-born operative who tried to blow up a Christmas tree lighting ceremony and, although mentionable, said attack's FBI inducement is a polemic for another day.

    Michael Hughes: Christmas in Portland: Occupying Afghanistan Does Not Make America Safer

  • The Obama administration's raison d'etre for the Afghan occupation -- the purported dismantling of Al Qaeda and elimination of breeding-ground conditions for transnational militants -- is as self-defeating as it is abstruse, an assessment proven out by this past weekend's terror strike in Portland at the hands of a Somali-born operative who tried to blow up a Christmas tree lighting ceremony and, although mentionable, said attack's FBI inducement is a polemic for another day.

    Michael Hughes: Christmas in Portland: Occupying Afghanistan Does Not Make America Safer

  • The Obama administration's raison d'etre for the Afghan occupation -- the purported dismantling of Al Qaeda and elimination of breeding-ground conditions for transnational militants -- is as self-defeating as it is abstruse, an assessment proven out by this past weekend's terror strike in Portland at the hands of a Somali-born operative who tried to blow up a Christmas tree lighting ceremony and, although mentionable, said attack's FBI inducement is a polemic for another day.

    Michael Hughes: Christmas in Portland: Occupying Afghanistan Does Not Make America Safer

  • The Obama administration's raison d'etre for the Afghan occupation -- the purported dismantling of Al Qaeda and elimination of breeding-ground conditions for transnational militants -- is as self-defeating as it is abstruse, an assessment proven out by this past weekend's terror strike in Portland at the hands of a Somali-born operative who tried to blow up a Christmas tree lighting ceremony and, although mentionable, said attack's FBI inducement is a polemic for another day.

    Michael Hughes: Christmas in Portland: Occupying Afghanistan Does Not Make America Safer

  • The Obama administration's raison d'etre for the Afghan occupation -- the purported dismantling of Al Qaeda and elimination of breeding-ground conditions for transnational militants -- is as self-defeating as it is abstruse, an assessment proven out by this past weekend's terror strike in Portland at the hands of a Somali-born operative who tried to blow up a Christmas tree lighting ceremony and, although mentionable, said attack's FBI inducement is a polemic for another day.

    Michael Hughes: Christmas in Portland: Occupying Afghanistan Does Not Make America Safer

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