Definition of playing field in English:

playing field

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noun

  • A field used for outdoor team games.
    More example sentences
    • The sports centre subsidises things like playing fields and football fields.
    • This racing season kicks off with a slate of technical amendments aimed at leveling the playing field for all teams.
    • A small car parking area on a Rayleigh playing field could be closed by the town council because of its poor condition.

Phrases

a level playing field

see level.

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