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"a level playing field" in British English

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a level playing field

a situation in which everyone has the same chance of succeeding: If the tax systems are different in each European country, how can industries start on a level playing field?
(Definition of a level playing field from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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a level playing field

a situation in which everyone has the same advantages and disadvantages: If the quality of high schools varies so much, how can everyone start college on a level playing field?
(Definition of a level playing field from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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