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Synonyms of arena in English:


  • 1 an ice-hockey arena
    ground, field, ring, rink, pitch, court, stage, platform;
    in ancient Romecircus, hippodrome;
    North American bowl
  • 2 not all interest groups are able to compete in the political arena
    area, scene, sphere, realm, province, domain, sector, forum, territory, theatre, stage, world;
    battleground, battlefield, area/field of conflict, sphere of action/activity, lists
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