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English definition of “field”

field

verb [I or T] (BALL)    /fiːld/
to catch or pick up the ball after it has been hit in a game such as cricket or baseball, and to try to prevent the other team from scoring: He fielded the ball well. Our team is fielding first.CricketGeneral terms used in ball sportsBaseball and roundersGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of field verb (BALL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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