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testing ground

noun
     
Related topics: Technology
testing ground [countable]
1T a place where machines, cars etc are tested to see if they work properly
2 a situation or problem in which you can try new ideas and methods to see if they work:
Eastern Europe has become a testing ground for high-speed privatization.

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