горячая точка планеты

горячая точка планеты
hot spot
–noun 1. a country or region where dangerous or difficult political situations exist or may erupt, esp. where a war, revolution, or a belligerent attitude toward other countries exists or may develop: In the 1960s, Vietnam became a hot spot.
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hot spot also hotspot n.
1. An area in which there is dangerous unrest or hostile action: "opportunities . . . for United Nations forces to play a constructive role in some of the world's hot spots" Paul Lewis.
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