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battlefield

noun [C] uk   /ˈbæt.l̩.fiːld/ us    /ˈbæt̬-/

battlefield noun [C] (PLACE)

a place where a battle is being fought or has been fought in the past: They carried the wounded from the battlefield. a Civil War battlefield

battlefield noun [C] (SUBJECT)

a subject on which people strongly disagree: The issue has become a political battlefield in recent years.
(Definition of battlefield from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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