Meaning of “airfield” in the English Dictionary

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"airfield" in British English

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airfieldnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈeə.fiːld/ us /ˈer.fiːld/ UK old-fashioned aerodrome

Examples from literature

  • It jolted and bumped over the tarmac, then lifted, and Joe saw that the island was nearly all airfield. 
  • Minutes later, all the planes, including Tom's, landed at the airfield. 
  • Mr. Newton promised to have five cargo jets loaded and prepared for take-off from the construction company airfield. 
  • Then he phoned the base airfield to dispatch a helicopter. 
  • There was still firing from the commercial airport and the smaller military airfield. 

(Definition of “airfield” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)