Definition of playground in English:


Line breaks: play|ground
Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪɡraʊnd


1An outdoor area provided for children to play in, especially at a school or public park: I was playing football in the playground [as modifier]: playground games
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  • The man's licence conditions were not to go to schools, public parks, playgrounds, swimming pools or leisure centres.
  • Encourage the use of ground-level safe play areas, such as public parks and playgrounds.
  • Nowadays, schoolyards and community playgrounds and public parks are barren on a weekday afternoon.
1.1A place where a particular group of people choose to enjoy themselves: the mountains are a playground for hang-gliders
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  • The riverside has long been a playground for Leeman Road lads, said Mr Newland, who is 62.
  • The fort serves as a playground for the children, who hide in its ramparts and race along the walls.
  • If Asmujo fails to find his inner self, then his solo exhibition is just a playground for him.

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