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playing field

Definitions of playing field
  1. 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”
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    type of:
    circumstance
    a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
  2. noun
    a piece of land prepared for playing a game
    synonyms: athletic field, field, playing area
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    arena, scene of action
    a playing field where sports events take place
    ball field, baseball field, diamond
    the baseball playing field
    court
    a specially marked horizontal area within which a game is played
    football field, gridiron
    the playing field on which football is played
    palaestra, palestra
    a public place in ancient Greece or Rome devoted to the training of wrestlers and other athletes
    bowling green
    a field of closely mowed turf for playing bowls
    badminton court
    the court on which badminton is played
    basketball court
    the court on which basketball is played
    circus
    an arena consisting of an oval or circular area enclosed by tiers of seats and usually covered by a tent
    handball court
    the court on which handball is played
    piste
    a flat rectangular area for fencing bouts
    squash court
    the indoor court in which squash is played
    tennis court
    the court on which tennis is played
    volleyball court
    the court on which volleyball is played
    type of:
    parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract
    an extended area of land
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