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field event

noun [C] uk   us  
a sports event in which athletes take part one after the other rather than racing or competing together: The high jump and the long jump are field events.
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Translations of “field event”
in Chinese (Traditional) 田徑比賽項目…
in Chinese (Simplified) 田赛项目…
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