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A field used for outdoor team games.
field, ground, sports fieldView synonyms
- ‘It will mean 3,200 new homes, playing fields, parks, shops and roads being built.’
- ‘These facilities are desperately needed to rectify the acute shortage of sports pitches and playing fields in the town.’
- ‘This racing season kicks off with a slate of technical amendments aimed at leveling the playing field for all teams.’
- ‘These more mature trees make a quicker impact in places like golf courses and municipal gardens or playing fields.’
- ‘A boundary fence has now been erected by the developers between the new houses and the playing field car park.’
- ‘But just an hour later the travellers set up camp on playing fields at Woodside Park, Thundersley.’
- ‘A netball court, a playing field and football pitch will be set to the south of the school.’
- ‘The sports centre subsidises things like playing fields and football fields.’
- ‘Public facilities will include playing fields, an indoor sports arena and an athletics track.’
- ‘As previously thought, there are plans for a primary school with extensive playing fields and a community centre.’
- ‘The world has moved on from the dark days of the Second World War when parks and playing fields were dug up to provide extra food.’
- ‘The fortnight will end with a grand fête on the Grove Park Road playing fields.’
- ‘Volunteers are needed to clear the corner, next to Gibbs Close, on the playing field.’
- ‘The worst affected areas are the Salisbury Road recreation ground and the Elcot Lane playing fields.’
- ‘It was a busy week on the playing fields for the club with nearly all teams in action.’
- ‘But other groups prefer to use the pavilion next to the playing fields which has a bigger car park.’
- ‘The prospect of schools being given the use of playing fields their pupils walk past every day is now close to becoming a reality.’
- ‘These centres have no playing fields or other sports facilities, and there are no sports clubs to join.’
- ‘Drunks have also been reported in areas outside the town centre, especially in playing fields.’
- ‘A small car parking area on a Rayleigh playing field could be closed by the town council because of its poor condition.’
a level playing field
- see level
A situation in which everyone has a fair and equal chance of succeeding.‘they are still not providing a level playing field in terms of opportunities for women’
- ‘Girls and boys are finally equal and studying together on a level playing field.’
- ‘It's about citizens demanding a level playing field in our political arena.’
- ‘When it comes to access to information, not everyone's looking for a level playing field.’
- ‘This also embarrasses me because it implies that people like me can't compete in the job market on a level playing field.’
- ‘Like most athletes, I want to know that I'm competing on a level playing field.’
- ‘Sport places the poor on a level playing field with rich nations since talent is all that matters.’
- ‘This would create a level playing field and make the system fairer.’
- ‘There is perhaps no more level playing field in business than the Internet.’
- ‘It will be interesting to go to the new circuit as it puts everyone back on a level playing field.’
- ‘The imposition of a salary cap and other technical measures are explicitly designed to ensure a level playing field.’
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