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Meaning of “oilfield” in the English Dictionary

"oilfield" in British English

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oilfieldnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɔɪl.fɪəld/
C2 an ​area under the earth's ​surface where there is a ​largeamount of ​oil: the Saudi ​Arabian oilfields
(Definition of oilfield from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"oilfield" in Business English

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oilfieldnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɔɪlˌfiːld/
NATURAL RESOURCES an ​area under the Earth's surface where there is a large ​amount of ​oil: There's been no recent oilfield ​development, which will ​push up ​oilprices.
(Definition of oilfield from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “oilfield”
in Chinese (Simplified) 油田…
in Turkish petrol yatağı/sahası…
in Russian месторождение нефти…
in Chinese (Traditional) 油田…
in Polish złoże ropy (naftowej)…
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