Definición de snake pit en inglés:

snake pit

Silabificación: snake pit

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1A pit containing poisonous snakes.
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  • It is simply inevitable that in a snake pit with that many snakes one of them would be lucky or smart enough to have bitten you despite your resistance.
1.1A scene of vicious behavior or ruthless competition: the literary snake pits of New York
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  • It was, according to observers, a snakepit of feuding and backstabbing.
  • Atkinson argues the law would force ‘creative thinkers’ to bite their tongue, and so produce a ‘veneer of tolerance concealing a snakepit of unaired and unchallenged views.’
  • However, much debate is expected in the snakepit of EU politics before details of how much exactly will be allocated, and how it will be spent, is finalised.
1.2A place of overcrowded squalor, especially a poorly run mental hospital: the clinic opened in 1949, when most drug and alcohol sanitariums were still snake pits
[ 1946: from the title of a novel by Mary Jane Ward]
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  • As recently as 1946, Life magazine was exposing many of America's mental institutions as snakepits

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