HyperDic: playing_field

English > 2 senses of the expression playing field:
NOUNstateplaying fieldthe circumstances under which competition occurs
locationplaying field, athletic field, playing area, fielda piece of land prepared for playing a game / game / game
English > playing field: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe circumstances under which competition occurs.
Example"the government's objective is to insure a genuinely level playing field for American industry and commerce in Europe"
BroadercircumstanceA condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
English > playing field: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA piece of land prepared for playing a game / game / game.
Synonymsathletic field, playing area, field
Part ofstadium, bowl, arena, sports stadiumA large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
Partsmidfield(sports) the middle part of a playing field (as in football or lacrosse)
Narrowerarena, scene of actionA playing field where sports events take place
ball field, baseball field, diamondThe baseball playing field
bowling greenA field of closely mowed turf for playing bowls
courtA specially marked horizontal area within which a game / game / game is played
football field, gridironThe playing field on which football is played
palestra, palaestraA public place in ancient Greece or Rome devoted to the training of wrestlers and other athletes
pitch, soccer fieldA sports field with predetermined dimensions for playing soccer
Broadertract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcelAn extended area of land
Spanishcampo deportivo, campo, terreno de juego
Catalancamp de joc, camp d'esports, camp, terreny de joc

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