Definitions for playing field

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

play′ing field`(n.)

  1. an expanse of level ground, as in a park or stadium, where athletic events are held.

    Category: Sport

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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.


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