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English definition of “arena”

arena

noun [C]
 
 
/əˈriːnə/
a particular area of activity, especially one that is competitive and attracts a lot of attention: As they focus on growth in the fiercely competitive beer brands arena, the companies have sought to cut costs.business/political/sales arena He said he hoped to join the entrepreneurial business arena.
(Definition of arena from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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