What does playing field mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. playing field(noun)

    the circumstances under which competition occurs

    "the government's objective is to insure a genuinely level playing field for American industry and commerce in Europe"

  2. playing field, athletic field, playing area, field(noun)

    a piece of land prepared for playing a game

    "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"


  1. playing field(Noun)

    A field on which a game, esp. a ball game, is played.

  2. playing field(Noun)

    Any place or context within which competitive activity takes place, such as market competition between companies.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of playing field in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of playing field in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Gregory Dunne, Nothing Lost:

    Violence is the way stupid people try to level the playing field.

  2. Andrew Ceresney:

    The UBS dark pool was not a level playing field for all customers and did not operate as advertised.

  3. Chris Aronson:

    We certainly underperformed our own tracking, but we have a clear playing field ahead of us until we face the next family film.

  4. Olivier Jankovec:

    A level playing field is a misleading concept. The playing field will always be unlevel, for example, depending on the airline or airport's geographic position.

  5. Harsha De Seiva:

    In Greece, we saw all the data - including debt and budget deficit - changed after the government change, we will reveal the real numbers to the public and work towards a social market economy with a level playing field for all.

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