how to pronounce hothouse


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hothouse is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of hothouse


  1. A heated greenhouse.
  2. An environment in which growth or development is encouraged naturally or artificially; a hotbed.
  3. A bagnio, or bathing house; a brothel.
  4. A hot state in global climate.
  5. A heated room for drying greenware.


  1. To provide with an enriched environment with the aim of stimulating academic development.

hothouse frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hothouse occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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