Meaning of “minefield” in the English Dictionary

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minefieldnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmɑɪnˌfild/

an area of land or water that contains mines (= small powerful bombs),

fig.A minefield can also be a situation that contains a lot of hidden problems and dangers:

Without a good lawyer, buying a house can be a minefield of legal problems.

(Definition of “minefield” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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